Getting struck by lightning is never good, but it’s even scarier 23,000 feet in the air.
Bossier District 1 Capt. Lee Hedgepeth sets a couch on fire Thursday in a training trailer at Louisiana State University Eunice during a training session, Evidence Based Scientifically Proven Fire Attack. The training was the last day of a three-day conference at LSUE. The Louisiana Company Officer Leadership Conference was held for the second time at LSU Eunice. The event is sponsored by LSU Eunice, Professional Fire Fighters Association of Louisiana and LSU Carrol L. Herring Fire & Emergency Training Institute. Hedgepeth is an adjunct instructor at the Institute. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)
About 100 Louisiana firefighters spent three days at LSU Eunice learning skills from leadership to a fire fighting tactic that one of the state’s top trainers calls controversial.
A group of University of Louisiana at Lafayette students organized a candlelight vigil in the wake of Thursday's movie theater shooting.
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John Russel Houser, the gunman authorities say fatally shot two people and wounded nine others before killing himself Thursday in a Lafayette movie theater, was a 59-year-old drifter living in a motel, where investigators have found wigs and disguises.