Emergency Information

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Road Closures

There are no emergency related road closures at this time.

Sand and Sandbags

There are no open sandbag distribution centers at this time.


There are no open emergency shelters at this time.

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
City of Baker
City of Baker Fire Department
City of Baker Police Department
City of Baker Public Works
City of Central
City of Zachary
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 Airlines800-223-5436
American Red Cross866-438-4636
Animal Carcass Removal888-721-4372
Animal Control Services225-774-7700
Baton Rouge City Police225-389-3831
Baton Rouge Fire Department225-354-1400
Baton Rouge Shelters866-GET-INFO (438-4636)
City of Baker225-778-0300
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 Zachary225-654-0026
Delta Airlines800-325-1999
DEMCO225-261-1160 (Power Outages)
EBR Floodplain Manager225-389-3196
EBR Sheriff's Office225-389-5000
Entergy 800-9OUTAGE (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
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 Hotline800-349-1372
State Police: Alabama334-242-4378
State Police: Louisiana (Road Closures)800-469-4828
State Police: Louisiana (Troop A)225-754-8500
State Police: Mississippi601-987-1430
U.S. Geological Survey225-389-0281
Volunteer Louisiana 225-342-2038