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Ventura Fire Department put out blaze at local restaurant

Ventura Fire Department put out blaze at local restaurant

On January 7th at the Ventura County Fire Communication Center received multiple calls to report a roof fire on a commercial building. A structure response from the Ventura City Fire Dept was dispatched to the 2600 block of E Thompson Blvd and the first arriving fire resource found moderate smoke coming from the roof of […]

Ventura Man under the influence sets fire to curtains

Ventura Man under the influence sets fire to curtains

Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release On December 14th at 8:41 AM officers responded to a residence in the 3400 block of Rexford St., to assist Ventura City Fire personnel who were on scene of a structure fire and requesting an emergency police response. After fire personnel arrived on scene, it was determined the resident […]

Ventura | Fire on Topa Topa Drive

Ventura | Fire on Topa Topa Drive

Firefighters responded to multiple reports of a residence on fire. The first arriving crew discovered a single family residential structure with heavy smoke emitting from the garage. Firefighters launched an attack on the fire with additional crews searching the uninvolved areas of the home for victims and extension of the fire. Early detection and reporting […]

Fire in Ventura

Fire in Ventura

On November 19 on 4:46 PM multiple 911 call were received at the Fire Communication Center to report a residential structure fire. Fire personnel arrived on scene within minutes of the initial calls and found a single-story multi-unit apartment building with moderate smoke coming from the front windows of a rear unit. Fire personnel ensured […]

SCE – Power Shutoff – Electrical Circuits Countywide

SCE – Power Shutoff – Electrical Circuits Countywide

Southern California Edison LNO Circuit List with Periods of Concern Chart  As of Tuesday 10/29/2019 Circuit List All Counties Report #1 at 11:00 Period of Concern County Incorporated City/Cities Unincorporated Communities/Areas Circuit(s) Circuit Notification Status 10/29 Tuesday 10/30 Wednesday Ventura Fillmore Sespe Village; Keith Oak Village ANGUS Update  0900-1800 Ventura Moorpark ANTON Update 0900-1800 Ventura […]

Flashback: Here’s How The NYT Reacted To Similar Amazon Fires More Than 30 Years Ago

Flashback: Here’s How The NYT Reacted To Similar Amazon Fires More Than 30 Years Ago

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter   The Amazon rainforest is burning, but 1988 reporting from The New York Times shows this is no new phenomenon. Farmers and settlers have started fires for years to clear spaces for their crops. Celebrities bewail the burning forests with random pictures from the internet, claiming the Amazon forests […]

Oak Park Fire Knocked Down

Oak Park Fire Knocked Down

Fire Fighters  quick response let to the knock down of a blaze involving a single room and contents fire at a three story apartment building. Two residents displaced and one cat unfortunately perished from smoke. No adjacent apartments damaged.   #ShadowFire @VCFD and @LACoFDPIO FFs had a quick knock down on a single room and […]

Homeowners across southern California being dropped by insurance companies because of fire risk

Homeowners across southern California being dropped by insurance companies because of fire risk

By Rob McMillan and ABC7.com Homeowners all across Southern California are being dropped by their insurance companies, not because they’re filing too many claims, but because they live in fire-prone areas. “We never filed an insurance claim ever,” said Dan Floyd of Corona. “So it came as quite a shock.” Floyd lives several miles north of the area […]

Fire on Vince St. Ventura

Fire on Vince St. Ventura

On August 1st at 2:23 AM Ventura City Fire units responded to a reported structure fire in the 200 block of E. Vince St.. The first arriving engine company reported a working fire visible from the front (Alpha Side) of the structure. One elderly resident was already evacuated from the structure.  An aggressive attack contained […]

Norte-Dame Cathedral in Paris is on Fire

Norte-Dame Cathedral in Paris is on Fire

By Staff, A fire started on the wooden roof of the historic cathedral in Paris at 6:30 PM local time.  The church was under repair and it is not known if that construction activities caused the blaze. Firefighters were not called out until 7 PM, nearly a half hour after the fire began. This story […]

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