Fire District #6 Members Deliver Baby

On Saturday, October 29, 2021, at approximately 7:30, Bienville Parish Fire District #6 members responded to a 911 call for a woman in labor. On arrival, EMT Toni Rodgers and EMT Eli Hay found Ms. Donese Lard in active labor. Approximately, four minutes after arriving on scene, a healthy baby boy was delivered measuring approximately 5 pounds and 17.9 inches long. EMT’s Toni and Eli continued to attend to both mother and child for an additional 40 minutes until an ambulance arrived from Minden to transport both patients to Minden Medical Center. Ms. Lard named the baby Rayshawn Curtist Lard after her grandfather, Ray Curtist Lard.

Bienville Parish Fire District #6 continues to strive to provide the community with the highest level of service possible.

Congratulations to Toni Rodgers and Eli Hay on their first baby delivery!!!


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