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Very informative Fire Prevention & Disaster Preparedness Training Academy & Fair

Very informative Fire Prevention & Disaster Preparedness Training Academy & Fair

By George Miller The Oxnard Fire Dept. hosted a very useful event and open house on Saturday, October 3, at the shiny new $24 million Fire Station 8. It was intended to educate and inform residents about emergency risks and how to best deal with them. These risks included earthquakes, fires, floods, tsunamis, storms, health […]

Oxnard Fire Dept incident response times officially a mystery- more important now that budget cuts will hit Dept.

Oxnard Fire Dept incident response times officially a mystery- more important now that budget cuts will hit Dept.

By George Miller Rapid response by the fire department is vital for public safety. City Council has requested Fire Department incident response time numbers repeatedly. A Fire Dept response time survey was pulled off  the 3-4-14 City Council meeting agenda due to lack of agreement on its accuracy. Those numbers showed that, overall,  only about […]

Budget Crunch is here: Oxnard City Fire Station Closures

Budget Crunch is here: Oxnard City Fire Station Closures