Engineer Mike Des Forges,
Captain Brian McGrath,
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
For general media inquiries, interview requests or to be added to the Ventura County Fire Department’s news media list serve, please contact the Public Information Office at
For breaking news and emergency incident information, contact the on-duty Public Information Officer at (805) 377-4860
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Notices / Practices
Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA)