Vista Fire Department

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2018 Incidents
Jan 26
Feb 17
Mar 39
Apr 16
May 26
Jun 20
Jul 10
Aug 0
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Nov 0
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Total 154

2017 Incidents
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Mar 20
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May 13
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Aug 14
Sep 26
Oct 38
Nov 30
Dec 27
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2016 280
2015 226
2014 252
2013 250

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Welcome to the Official Website for the Vista Volunteer Fire Department
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Serving the Vista Fire District for 77 years

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Forcible Entry and EMT Practical Review Drill for 07/16/18

Vista Fire Department, July 17

This week's Monday Night Drill was a "Forcible Entry" drill for our Firefighters and a "EMT Practical Review" drill for our EMTs.

The "Forcible Entry" drill had our Firefighters reviewing the proper procedures and techniques on how to force open a door in the event of a Fire. The term "forcible entry" is defined as the act of gaining entry into a building or occupancy via a door, window or even through ... (Full Story & Photos)

Probationary FF Lance Phillips and Firefighter Adam Ferman practicing forcible entry operations
Probationary FF Lance Phillips and Firefighter Adam Ferman practicing forcible entry operations

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EMT Candidate Isabel Fry practicing how to take a blood pressure
EMT Candidate Isabel Fry practicing how to take a blood pressure

Sunday Training for 07/15/18

Vista Fire Department, July 16

This Sunday morning we held an "Advanced Firefighter Skills Class," an "EMT Fundamentals Class," a "Firefighter Fundamentals Class" and Driver Training for our members who are becoming Apparatus Drivers on Tanker 4.

This Sunday's "Advanced Firefighter Skills Class" focused on how to perform F.A.S.T. (Firefighter Assist & Search Team) skills by going over how to use the RIT-Pak and replacing a low ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter Olivia Buzzeo graduates from Firefighter I

Vista Fire Department, July 13

Last night the Westchester County Fire Training Center in Valhalla, New York held graduations for several Firefighter I and Firefighter Survival classes taken over the last several months. One of our Firefighters, Olivia Buzzeo, was among the graduates last night.

Firefighter I is the initial class that all Volunteer Firefighters take to learn the basic necessary skills to become a Firefighter. With ... (Full Story & Photos)

Firefighter Ryan Ruggiero, Chief Jeff Peck, Firefighter Olivia Buzzeo and EMT Candidate Isabel Fry
Firefighter Ryan Ruggiero, Chief Jeff Peck, Firefighter Olivia Buzzeo and EMT Candidate Isabel Fry

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Firefighter/EMT Candidate Elly Hersam
Firefighter/EMT Candidate Elly Hersam

Firefighter/EMT Candidate Elly Hersam completes the VFD Mentor Program

Vista Fire Department, July 11

We at the Vista Fire Department would like to congratulate Firefighter/EMT Candidate Elly Hersam on completing her probationary period in the Department through the VFD Mentor Program!

Since joining in August 2017, Firefighter/EMT Candidate Hersam has completed the "Basic Exterior Firefighting Operations" course at the Westchester County Fire Training Center in Valhalla, NY and is currently attending ... (Full Story & Photos)

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MPO & Hose Line Advancement and PCRs & RMAs Drill for 07/09/18

Vista Fire Department, July 10

This week's Monday Night Drill was a "MPO & Hose Line Advancement" drill for our Firefighters and a "PCRs & RMAs" drill for our EMTs.

The "MPO & Hose Line Advancement" drill had our Firefighters practicing how to stretch 1-3/4" hose lines off of Engine 143 while Engine 142 practiced drafting and filling Tanker 4. Motor pump operators on Engine 143 practiced acting as water supply for a structure ... (Full Story & Photos)

Firefighter Olivia Buzzeo learning how to draft water on Engine 142 as Lt. Phil Katz looks on
Firefighter Olivia Buzzeo learning how to draft water on Engine 142 as Lt. Phil Katz looks on

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