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Bike riders
May 10, 2018

Community Invited to Bike ā€™nā€™ Ride with Ventura County Fire May 17, 2018

The community is invited to join Ventura County Fire (VCFD) for a family-friendly, 14-mile recreational ride.  Read more...
Take five
May 08, 2018 57

STORY: Reading to Kids

VCFD helps raise awareness about the importance of early childhood literacy during 3rd
FHRP 2018
Apr 23, 2018 189

VCFD reminds the public to clear brush ahead of fire season

Protect your family and home against wildfire - Thousands of letters have been sent to…
Apr 10, 2018 224

STORY: Camarillo captain honored for serving public, coworkers

The Acorn featured Capt. Joe Yturralde in a story about how he has devoted his life to…

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.