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Major accident | One fatality in Collision with Semi on Pleasant Valley Rd.

Major accident | One fatality in Collision with Semi on Pleasant Valley Rd.

This morning firefighters were dispatched to a traffic collision on West Pleasant Valley Rd., map posted below.  Victims were trapped in a burning car. A motorcycle, semi and sedan were involved. The firefighters extinguished the car and rescued the occupant from the sedan. The semi driver had minor injuries and the motorcyclist unfortunately died. Ventura […]

Camarillo | Small plane crash at Southern California airport kills 2, officials say

Camarillo | Small plane crash at Southern California airport kills 2, officials say

By Talia Kaplan | Fox News Two people were killed Wednesday after a small homebuilt plane crashed at a Southern California airport, fire officials said. The single-engine Express Series 2000 crashed around 1:30 p.m. at Camarillo Airport, about 55 miles northwest of Los Angeles, according to the Ventura County Fire Department. “There were 2 souls on board and unfortunately both lost their lives due to the crash,” […]

Storm Update Ventura County – Stay Clear of the Ventura River

Storm Update Ventura County – Stay Clear of the Ventura River

VC Fire Department is posting updates on their Twitter account. Mountains Recreations Conservation Authority Twitter account With torrents of rain hitting burn areas creating hazards from snapping trees, mudslides and stranding motorists, there will be major cleanup.  Keep informed  Twitter account and hopefully stay dry. Road Closures: Weather-related highway closures as of 1:30pm. These closures […]

Give from the Heart – Blood Drive, October 11th

Give from the Heart – Blood Drive, October 11th

Blood drive at Ventura County Fire Department – Schedule an appointment for Thursday, October 11, 2018 The public is invited to join the Ventura County Fire Department (VCFD) and United Blood Services (UBS) for a blood drive on Thursday, October 11, 2018, hosted from 8 a.m. to noon in Camarillo. The Bloodmobile will be located […]

Upcoming Pancake Breakfast celebration | Oak View

Upcoming Pancake Breakfast celebration | Oak View

Join local firefighters for two FREE pancake breakfasts in recognition of Fire Prevention Week. Hosted from 9-11a.m. on Saturday 10/13, families will enjoy games, pancakes, sausage and coffee and learn how to prepare and protect their families and homes from fire.  Saturday, October 13th:  9-11AM Fire Station 23 in Oak View –  15 Kunkle Street, Oak View About Fire Prevention Week: Both events are hosted in observance of Fire Prevention week, […]

Ventura County Firefighters Injured by Vagrants’ Traps

Ventura County Firefighters Injured by Vagrants’ Traps

By Lori Denman Firefighters in Ventura County have left their careers due to injuries caused by traps set by a subset of homeless vagrants, explained Oxnard Fire Chief Darwin Base to Citizens Journal this month. Who would want to hurt the citizens of Ventura County, including police and firefighters by setting intentional fires and traps? Homeless […]

Oxnard College to hold “Active Assailant” Drill with City and County First Responders

Oxnard College to hold “Active Assailant” Drill with City and County First Responders

OXNARD, Calif. – In collaboration with the Oxnard Police Department, Oxnard Fire Department, and the Ventura County Fire Department, Oxnard College will conduct an “Active Assailant” emergency drill the morning of April 13, 2018. The exercise will include a test of campus lockdown procedures, communication systems, and emergency readiness protocols. It will unfold in the Student Service Building, […]

Police & City Employees Volunteer at 6th Annual Salvation Army/Simi Valley PD Holiday Toy Drive Event

Police & City Employees Volunteer at 6th Annual Salvation Army/Simi Valley PD Holiday Toy Drive Event

Boat mishap in high winds outside Channel Islands Harbor

Sand was blowing in horizontal sheets, stinging hands and faces, when we arrived at the mouth of Channel Islands Harbor late this afternoon (4-27-16). We had heard, via the Fire Dept., that a boat capsized off Silverstrand Beach. On-scene personnel told us that very high winds had driven a boat into the harbor mouth jetty (see above […]

Fire at Tierra Rejada and Sunset Valley Roads near Moorpark knocks out Power

Fire at Tierra Rejada and Sunset Valley Roads near Moorpark knocks out Power
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