Welcome to the

Southwest Louisiana Mutual Aid Association

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The objective of this organization is the joining together of firefighting, law enforcement, rescue, and first aid manpower and facilities among Southwest Louisiana industries, and municipalities for mutual assistance in case of emergency situations either natural or man-made. The Southwest Louisiana Mutual Aid Association’s (SWLAMA) membership continues to grow, encompassing the majority of the emergency response agencies of Southwest Louisiana. SWLAMA has mutual aid agreements with other mutual aid organization both in Texas and Louisiana.

Please feel free to browse the website to learn more of the organization. Membership listing and application are available as well.


Bridgeport PD spends week training for Columbine scenario

School Active Shooter- 2022 R5
ESF-8 Health and Medical
Coalition Tabletop Exercise


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Louisiana Emergency Response Conference
November 15-17, 2022

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 Emergency Responder Appreciation Day
Emergency Responder of the Year
Terry Gillam

Every year the Southwest Louisiana Mutual Aid committee asks for nominations from our membership of an outstanding employee for recognition as Emergency Responder of the Year. We received several nominees to pick from, and one responder to honor. 



Meeting Schedule

The Association's monthly meetings are held every second Wednesday of the month at 11:00 a.m., typically in the Managan Center located at the corner of McKinley and Sampson in Westlake. Meetings are open to members and guests of members only.

 2022 Schedule


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