Caddo Parish Fire District #1 is a combination paid/volunteer fire department located just north of Shreveport, LA. We provide emergency services within a 174 square mile area including Blanchard city limits and surrounding areas. CPFD #1 was founded in 1983 as a volunteer fire dept. and began employing full time paid firefighters in 1989. CPFD #1 has continually grown since that time and expanded to provide ambulance services with ALS emergency medical services in 2004. Fire District #1 currently has 4 manned stations and 2 unmanned stations with more than 35 paid personnel, a Fire Prevention Bureau, and numerous volunteers. Our continuous goal is to provide the best emergency services for our citizens, Our firefighters relentlessly train to respond to all types of emergencies including fires, EMS/Hazmat, High angle/confined space rescue, Vehicle extrication, Flood and swift water rescue.