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Fallen Engineer Ryan S. Osler
September 15, 2017

9/21: Public invited to Ryan Osler Dedication Event

The community is invited to join the Ventura County Fire Department on Thursday, September 21, in paying tribute to Engineer Ryan S. Osler. Osler was tragically killed one year ago in the…
National Wildfire Response System
Sep 13, 2017 107

National Wildfire Response System

U.S. Fire Administration explains how the nation supports local communities with…

Wall of Honor Ryan Osler
Sep 13, 2017 70

Saugus HS honors Fallen Eng. Ryan Osler/1st responders with Wall of Honor

Saugus High School unveiled its wall of honor to recognize Saugus graduates who have gone…

What is a Fire Engine, Fire Truck?

Basically, a "fire engine" carries the hose and pumps the water that firefighters use to extinguish fires. A "fire truck" has a large ladder and numerous other specialized tools used to perform rescues and other tasks that support the firefighters who are attacking the fire. See the Apparatus section for information on all the various vehicles we use to accomplish our mission.