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LA Times: Expect More Fires this Summer

LA Times: Expect More Fires this Summer
Significant rainfall brought an increase in grasses, and as those dry out during what’s expected to be a hotter-than-normal summer, the fire risk goes up. Read more from VCFD Chief Lorenzen.

Ventura Regional Fire Academy graduates take one step closer to their calling

Ventura Regional Fire Academy graduates take one step closer to their calling
Friday, July 5, 2019: New trainees showcase skills at a public demonstration event
This week, 25 firefighter trainees will receive badges, marking the end of an intensive 19-week academy. As part of graduation activities, the 56th academy will host a public demonstration on Friday, July 5, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the Regional Training Center, located on the grounds of the Camarillo Airport at 104 E. Durley Ave. [Read More]

UPDATE: Port Hueneme Incident

07 03 19 Details of Port Hueneme Shooting Video

VCFD shares details on the Port Hueneme Incident in a press release and video message from Fire Chief Mark Lorenzen.

Click here for a Spanish version of the press release.

Statement from Fire Chief Mark Lorenzen on Port Hueneme Shooting

Statement from Fire Chief Mark Lorenzen
“We are deeply saddened by the tragic shooting that occurred overnight in Port Hueneme near our fire station. We are investigating the circumstances surrounding the emergency response and medical services rendered to the mother and daughter following the shooting."  Read More