On May 26, 1974. NOFD fought a fire at the Mente Bag Co., 2636 Frenchmen Street. The contents of the two-story frame and corrugated iron building were destroyed along with eleven trucks parked outside. More than twenty NOFD units fought the Mente fire. They had to work hard to keep nearby fuel tanks from exploding. There were no injuries.

Photograph by NOFD Public Information.

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