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Mike Des Forges
Brian McGrath

Engineer Mike Des Forges,
Public Information Officer
Twitter: @VCFD_PIO

Captain Brian McGrath,
Public Information Officer
Twitter: @VCFD_PIO

Public Information Office
Communicating effectively to the public, area governments and the media is one of our most valued tools for protecting lives and property in Ventura County. The Public Information Office provides timely and accurate information to the media, the community, businesses and non-profits during fire emergencies and throughout the year.

To contact the Public Information Office, please call 805-389-9769

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