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Ventura fire crew pulls crash victim out of van in accident at Emma Wood Campground

Ventura fire crew pulls crash victim out of van in accident at Emma Wood Campground

On March 31st at 8:29AM a 911 call was received at the Fire Communication Center to report a traffic collision in the area of the 900 block of W. Main St. in Ventura. A fire response was dispatched to the area and fire resources arrived on scene within minutes of the initial call and found […]

Battery charger cause of Ventura fire

Battery charger cause of Ventura fire

In the college district of Ventura– at approximately 1pm, a structure fire was reported in the 300 block of La Salle Avenue. The residents, who were home at the time, were notified by the smell of smoke that there was an active fire and quickly evacuated the structure. One of the residents, who noticed smoke […]

Ventura | Jaws of Life used to free traffic crash victim

Ventura | Jaws of Life used to free traffic crash victim

Om March 20th at 6:29 PM the Ventura County Fire Communications Center received a report of a traffic collision with possible entrapments at the intersection of Telephone and Johnson. A fire response was dispatched, and the first engine found two vehicles involved in the traffic collision with one person trapped. The first in engine quickly […]

Ventura Fire Department puts out Trash Truck Fire

Ventura Fire Department puts out Trash Truck Fire

On March 19th at 2:44 PM the Ventura County Fire Communication Center received a report of a large vehicle fire in the 300 block of Tioga Dr. A fire response was dispatched to the area and the first fire resource on scene reported a large trash truck on fire. Fire resources initiated a quick and […]

Spring Forward and into Action for Daylight Saving Time

Spring Forward and into Action for Daylight Saving Time

  Change your clocks, check your alarms Ventura, Calif. — On Sunday, March 14, 2021, residents will turn clocks forward one hour for Daylight Saving Time. The Ventura Fire Department (VFD) encourages community members to “spring forward” and into action by taking a moment to practice fire safety. “Changing our clocks is a great time to test your […]

Fire in Ventura homeless encampment

Fire in Ventura homeless encampment

On March 9th at 12:01 AM the Ventura County Fire Communication Center received multiple reports of a vegetation fire in the area of River Haven. A fire response was dispatched to the area and the first fire resource on scene reported a 100’x100’ spot fire in heavy vegetation approximately 600’ east of Harbor Blvd. Fire […]

Ventura City Fire awarded $240,000 in Federal Grant Funding to Enhance Emergency Response Needs

Ventura City Fire awarded $240,000 in Federal Grant Funding  to Enhance Emergency Response Needs

Ventura, Calif. — The Ventura City Fire Department (VFD) was awarded $218,000 in grant funding to purchase 12 automatic chest compression devices through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG).  The device, known as the Lund University Cardiac Arrest System (LUCAS), is designed to deliver consistent, high-quality chest compressions, even under difficult conditions, […]

Serious Accident off of the 33

Serious Accident off of the 33

On November 6th at 12:42 a 911 call was received at the Fire Communication Center to report a traffic collision at the S/B 33 Frwy x W. Stanley Ave. Fire personnel arrived on scene within minutes of the initial call and found a small passenger vehicle with three occupants that had collided into an embankment. […]

City of Ventura | Crew puts out Apartment Building Fire

City of Ventura | Crew puts out Apartment Building Fire

On June 24, 2020 at 8:52 AM Ventura City Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire in the 100 block of Kellogg St.  First arriving firefighters discovered a single story four-unit apartment building with one unit fully involved in fire.  The fire was contained to the unit of origin and extinguished. Adjacent […]

Fire burns on Teacher’s Desk at Ventura High School

Fire burns on Teacher’s Desk at Ventura High School

On February 27 at 7:42 AM, Ventura City Fire Department responded to a report of smoke inside a classroom at Ventura High School.  When Firefighters arrived on scene, they discovered a smoldering fire on top of a teacher’s desk.  The fire appeared to have burned itself out after burning through the desk and consuming most […]

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