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Houma Fire Department Central Administration

Located in downtown Houma, Central Fire Administration (Central Fire Station) opened in 1930 under Fire Chief A.J. Bethancourt and is the oldest continuously operating station in the city. Originaly operating as a fire station and police station, central housed an engine company, the Fire Chief, dispatch and the police department. Since the police department moved out in the 1970's, Central Station now houses the Training, Inspection/Prevention and Maintenance divisions, as well as the Fire Chief. The tower that stands in front of Central, originaly had a water tank on top that feed the first pressurized water system in the city.