Welcome to the Winn Parish Fire District #3 webpage. Here you will be able to find out information regarding the department and fire safety tips.
Winn Parish Communications District (911) has rolled out a new emergency alert program called Nixle which sends alerts to your phone notifying you of emergencies in your area as they happen. In order to begin receiving these alerts you must first sign up via text message. You will will receive your messages via 888-777. Directions to do so are as follows.
1. Text winnparish (one word) to 888-777
2. You should receive a text requesting your zip code. Please reply with your particular zip code.
3. You should receive a text thanking you for signing up.
Once you have completed this you can also go online to nixle.com to register online. When you register online you will be able to set your address which will allow for extremely localized alerts such as hazardous materials spills. This is not necessary but will help in the alerting process. Here are a few steps for that.
1. Text password to 888-777
2. Go to nixle.com
3. Select Resident Login in the upper right corner
4. Enter your phone number and password provided
5. Click locations tab and then add locations
6. Enter you information. Be sure to check the box that indicates this is you primary location.
7. Be sure to save.
8. You can change your password in the account tab.
Thank you for signing up and please share this post!