Emergency Information

Emergency Information

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Road Closures

There are no emergency related road closures at this time.

Sand and Sandbags

Citizens should bring their own shovels as none are available at these sites.
Click here to view a map of sandbag locations.

Facility NameAddressSandBags
BREC Airline Highway Fairgrounds16072 Airline HighwayYesYes
BREC Alsen Park601 Old Rafe Mayer RoadYesYes
BREC Cadillac Street6117 Cadillac StreetYesYes
BREC Doyles Bayou Park7801 Port Hudson-Pride RoadYesYes
BREC Flannery Road Park801 S Flannery RoadYesYes
BREC Hartley-Vey at Gardere Park1702 Gardere LaneYesYes
BREC Lovett Road Park13443 Lovett RoadYesYes
    *Due to construction, sand has been moved to the back parking lot.
BREC Memorial Stadium1702 Foss StreetYesYes


Facility NameAddress
Bishop Ott Shelter1623 Convention St, Baton Rouge 70802
Salvation Army7361 Airline Hwy, Baton Rouge 70814

Government Closures

There are no government closures at this time.

School Closures

There are no school closures at this time.

Service Cancellations

There are no service cancellations at this time.

Helpful Links to Emergency Information

American Red Cross
Baton Rouge Hotel Availability
Capital Area Human Services
Capital Area United Way
City of Baker
City of Baker Fire Department
City of Baker Police Department
City of Baker Public Works
City of Central
City of Zachary Fire Dept.
Companion Animal Alliance
Flight Information at Baton Rouge
Governor's Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness
Hotel Availability Information
Lamar-Dixon Expo Center
Louisiana Bankers Association
Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development
Louisiana District of the USGS (River Stages)
Louisiana State Police
National Hurricane Center
National Weather Service
Traffic Information
Volunteer Louisiana

Helpful Phone Numbers

Emergency calls should be made first to
East Baton Rouge Parish Emergency # 911
American Airlines800-433-7300
American Red Cross866-438-4636
Animal Carcass Removal888-721-4372
Animal Control Services225-774-7700
Baton Rouge City Police225-389-2000
Baton Rouge Fire Department225-354-1400
Capital Area United Way225-923-2114
City of Baker225-778-1866
City of Baker Fire Department225-775-3712
City of Baker Police Department225-775-6000
City of Baker Public Works225-775-5584
City of Central225-262-5000
City of Zachary Fire Dept.225-654-0026
Crisis Hotline
Crisis Teen Text504-777-3273
Delta Airlines - Flight Status Assistant800-325-1999
DEMCO225-261-1160 (Power Outages)
Dept. Environmental Services225-389-4865
EBR Floodplain Manager225-389-3158
EBR Sheriff's Office225-389-5000
Entergy 800-9OUTAGE (800-968-8243)
FEMA (Fraud Line)800-323-8603
Gouging Complaints (Atty. General)800-488-2770
Governor's Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness225-925-7500
Lamar-Dixon Expo Center225-450-1009
Louisiana Bankers Association 225-387-3282
Louisiana Dept of Insurance225-342-5900
Mayor's Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness225-389-2100
Public Works - Buildings & Grounds 225-389-3168
Public Works - Environmental Services225-389-4865
Public Works - Transportation & Drainage225-389-3159
Special Needs Shelter Hotline - Region II225-925-7200
State Police: Alabama251-660-2300
State Police: Louisiana (Road Closures)800-469-4828
State Police: Louisiana (Troop A)225-754-8500
State Police: Mississippi601-987-1430
U.S. Geological Survey225-298-5481
Volunteer Louisiana 225-342-2038