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In response to the COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent social distancing policies, the Ventura County Fire Department has postponed all events and closed public access to all fire stations and buildings providing non-essential services. These postponements and closures are in support of Ventura County Health Officer’s Stay Well At Home OrderEveryone is strongly advised to follow the strict guidelines of Ventura County Public Health and CDC to minimize the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on our community.

If calling 9-1-1, please let the dispatcher know if you or anyone in your family is experiencing any flu-like symptoms. This will help to protect the firefighters and first responders.

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The Ventura County Fire Department warmly invites the public to a formal dedication and public grand opening of new Fire Station 35 on Thursday, September 28. All members of the community are welcome at this family-themed public event. 

During Thursday’s dedication, a brief ribbon cutting ceremony will be hosted at 10:00 a.m. followed by an open house with food, displays of fire and rescue equipment, as well as an opportunity to tour one of Ventura County’s newest fire stations. Fire Station 35 is located at 751 Mitchell Road in Newbury Park.

Speakers will include Ventura County Fire Chief Mark Lorenzen, Assembly member Jacqui Irwin, County Supervisor Linda Parks, and officials from the City of Thousand Oaks.  Read more...