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Three Seriously Injured in Morning Crash

Three Seriously Injured in Morning Crash

Three people were transported to Ventura County Medical Center this morning after a two-vehicle head on collision on Harbor Blvd. near Schooner Drive at 8:56 AM. One victim, an adult male, had life threatening injuries. Police and Firefighters arrived on scene to find one victim trapped in a passenger van surrounded with gasoline leaking from […]

September 11, 2019 | A special remembrance for those who lost their lives on 9/11 – Ventura City Fire Department

September 11, 2019 | A special remembrance for those who lost their lives on 9/11 – Ventura City Fire Department

On Wednesday morning, September 11, 2019, all Ventura City Fire Department stations will hold a special remembrance ceremony for the first responders and civilians who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. Fire Chief David Endaya says, “It is hard to believe that it has been 18 years since September 11, 2001. Whenever we see […]

Fire Crews Extricate Victim from 126 Rollover

Fire Crews Extricate Victim from 126 Rollover

Units were dispatched to a reported vehicle rollover off the freeway on 126 eastbound, east of Wells Rd. While units were enroute, updated information was received that there was a trapped victim in the vehicle. The first arriving fire unit confirmed the single vehicle 30 feet off the freeway on its side with occupant trapped. […]

Local Fire Departments Advise Emergency Preparedness

Local Fire Departments Advise Emergency Preparedness

By Lori Denman Many people in local Ventura communities think back to the nights of the Thomas Fire and may also regret a lack of preparedness. The Oxnard and Ventura Fire Departments personnel experienced many preventable mistakes during this particular disaster. Oxnard Fire Chief Darwin Base and Ventura Public Information Officer Steve Swindle shared messages […]

Ventura Garage Fire threatens Neighboring Homes — Blaze put out in 22 Minutes

Ventura Garage Fire threatens Neighboring Homes — Blaze put out in 22 Minutes

On October 17th at 7:25PM, Ventura City Fire Department responded to a reported structure in the 2100 block of Palomar Ave.  Upon arrival firefighters found a detached garage fully involved in fire threatening homes immediately adjacent to the burning garage.  Shortly after firefighters arrived flames burned through overhead power lines directly above the burning structure. […]

Ventura City Fire Dept. fight Motorhome Blaze at Marina Park

Ventura City Fire Dept. fight Motorhome Blaze at Marina Park

On October 11, 2017 Ventura City Fire Department responded to a report of a motorhome burning in the parking lot at Marina Park.  Upon arrival firefighters encountered a fully involved 26 foot motorhome.  Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire 8 minutes after arriving on scene.  The single occupant of the motorhome escaped unharmed.  Several […]

Ventura City Fire puts out Brush fire on Shoulder of Hwy. 33

Ventura City Fire puts out Brush fire on Shoulder of Hwy. 33

Ventura City Fire units responded, along with units from Ventura County Fire and Cal Fire, to multiple reports of a vegetation fire along the right shoulder of the NB 33 highway near Shell Road. The first arriving companies reported approximately ¼ acre of brush, trees, and debris involved with fire, adjacent to a homeless encampment, […]

Ventura: Family Dog Dies in Fire

Ventura: Family Dog Dies in Fire

Just before 11:00am Friday morning, a single story residence caught fire in the 2000 Block Anthony Drive in East Ventura. Neighbors, who called 911, reported heavy smoke coming from the attic and no one home. Firefighters arrived within 5 minutes (who were clearing another call approximately a mile away) and quickly attacked the fire. The owner of […]

Ventura FD put out Series of Arson Fires

Ventura FD put out Series of Arson Fires

On January 31st at 1:46 AM,  Ventura City firefighters responded to a report of a boat fire in the Ventura Harbor. Upon arrival responding crews found a 50 foot commercial fishing boat 6 feet off the ground in dry-dock fully involved in. Fire suppression efforts initially concentrated on protecting an adjacent building and boat from […]

Ventura Fire Knock down Garage Fire in Condo Complex

Ventura Fire Knock down Garage Fire in Condo Complex

Ventura City Fire units responded to a reported structure fire in the 800 block of Casmalia Lane, Ventura, CA. The first arriving unit reported black smoke showing from behind a closed metal door to a 2-car garage, located on the ground floor of a multi-story condo complex positioned above, possible smoke also coming from the […]

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