Ventura County Fire mourns the loss of Engineer Ryan Osler
It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the Ventura County Fire Chief announces the tragic loss of Fire Engineer Ryan Osler, who lost his life in a line of duty vehicle accident on the Canyon Fire on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. Click here to read more.
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VCFD Firefighters travel to site of tragic fire in Colorado
On September 9, 13 VCFD firefighters journeyed to the site of the South Canyon Fire, a deadly fire near Glenwood Springs, Colorado, that killed 14 firefighters. The site tour, known as a STAFF RIDE, is intended to put participants in the shoes of the decision makers on a historical incident in order to learn for the future. Click here to see video.
Ventura County Fire announces consolidation of dispatch services with Oxnard Fire Department
On Tuesday, 9/20, a radio message was broadcast throughout the county welcoming the Oxnard Fire Department to the Ventura County Regional Dispatch Center (VCRD). Read more.
Fire code updates underway in Ventura County
VCFD is currently working on updating the Ventura County Fire Code as part of the State’s triennial code adoption process. Click here for more information on the proposed changes.
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