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Shooting In Oxnard Leaves One Man Dead

Shooting In Oxnard Leaves One Man Dead

On August 15, 2021, at about 12:30 AM, Oxnard Police Officers were dispatched to assist the Oxnard Fire Department at a residence with a possible stabbing victim. Officers responded to the residence when they learned that the victim was being immediately transported to the hospital for further medical treatment. Unfortunately, once at the hospital the […]

Commercial Structure Fire

Commercial Structure Fire

On the above date and time Ventura City Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at Balboa Middle School. The First arriving engine company discovered a classroom at the rear of the school heavily involved in fire. Firefighters protected adjoining classrooms while suppressing the main body of the fire. The fire was […]

Agricultural Equipment Fire (Suspected Arson)

Agricultural Equipment Fire (Suspected Arson)

At approximately 11pm on Monday evening, Ventura Fire and Oxnard Fire crews were dispatched to a suspected structure fire in the commercial area of Knoll Drive and Valentine Road. Large flames and a billowing head of smoke was visible from most areas of Ventura and Oxnard. Repeated calls to the Fire Communications center were from […]

Oxnard, CA | Structure Fire

Oxnard, CA | Structure Fire

A large commercial occupancy on the 6000 block of Ventura Blvd, off Sherwin Avenue, broke into flames at 3:04 in the afternoon. Multiple calls received from Ventura County Fire Dispatch center reported people were trapped inside the structure in the Montalvo district. Oxnard Fire units arrived first on scene and identified the source of the […]

Oxnard’s Fire Chief Deployed to Surfside, Fla. for Behavioral Health Support to First Responders

Oxnard’s Fire Chief Deployed to Surfside, Fla. for Behavioral Health Support to First Responders

OXNARD, Calif. – The International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) requested Oxnard’s Fire Chief Alexander Hamilton to lead a team of peers from around the country to deploy to Surfside, Fla. They will provide peer and behavioral health support to the search and rescue teams who have been working around the clock since the devastating building […]

Oxnard Fire Department Hosts Virtual Head Shaving Event to Raise Funds for Childhood Cancer Research

Oxnard Fire Department Hosts Virtual Head Shaving Event to Raise Funds for Childhood Cancer Research

OXNARD, Calif. – On March 23-25, 2021, more than 30 Oxnard firefighters will shave their heads to promote and raise funds for childhood cancer research through the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. “Firefighters often become heroes to people whose lives they save in emergencies. By shaving our heads bald, we hope to raise awareness of the heroic […]

St. John’s Regional Medical Center and Oxnard Fire Department Partner to Provide COVID-19 Antibody Testing for First Responders

St. John’s Regional Medical Center and Oxnard Fire Department Partner to Provide COVID-19 Antibody Testing for First Responders

OXNARD, CA – (May 7, 2020) – In an ongoing commitment to the community, Dignity Health St. John’s Regional Medical Center (SJRMC) and the Oxnard Fire Department (OFD) have partnered to administer COVID-19 antibody tests to local first responders. Testing began today and will continue through the following weeks. “As the only hospital in the […]

Oxnard Fire Department Reminds Community To Be ‘READY AND RESILIENT’ In Case Of a Major Earthquake

Oxnard Fire Department Reminds Community To Be ‘READY AND RESILIENT’ In Case Of a Major Earthquake

OXNARD, Calif. – This week the U.S. Geologic Survey recorded more than 36 small earthquakes with magnitudes ranging from 1.1 to 3.6 in the Los Angeles/Ventura/Oxnard area. These groupings of earthquakes, which are called a “swarm,” are not unusual in California, or in our area. This region of Southern California frequently records earthquake activity and the […]

Oxnard Fire Department Hosts Free Open House and Pancake Breakfast

Oxnard Fire Department Hosts Free Open House and Pancake Breakfast

OXNARD, Calif. – The Oxnard Fire Department will celebrate National Fire Prevention Week with a free Open House and Pancake Breakfast for the community on Sunday, Oct. 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at  Fire Station 1, located at 491 South K Street.  National Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 6 – 12, 2019. This year’s […]

Oxnard Wins ‘BEST OF CALIFORNIA AWARD’ For Fire Department’s Use of Data and Analytics to Improve Response Time

Oxnard Wins ‘BEST OF CALIFORNIA AWARD’ For Fire Department’s Use of Data and Analytics to Improve Response Time

OXNARD, Calif. – The City of Oxnard has been recognized by the Center for Digital Government’s “Best of California Awards” program for its innovative use of data and analytics within the Oxnard Fire Department.  Each year the Center highlights California state and local government and education organizations for their contributions in information technology. This year […]

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