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Welcome to the Official Website for the Vista Volunteer Fire Department
100% Volunteer since 1941

November 2015 Member Spotlight: Foreman Phil Katz

Vista Fire Department, November 27

How long have you been a member for?

I have been a member since August 2013.

What made you join the Vista Volunteer Fire Department?

I've wanted to join since the mid 80's but family and work held me back. Now I have the time. I saw a Facebook post about joining, so I did.

What does serving the Vista Fire District community mean to you?

Service to the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Foreman Phil Katz
Foreman Phil Katz

Group shot from the 2015 Turkey Bowl II
Group shot from the 2015 Turkey Bowl II

2015 VFD Turkey Bowl II

Vista Fire Department, November 26

On Thanksgiving morning several members of the Vista Fire Department along with their family members and friends took part in the second annual "VFD Turkey Bowl." The captains for each team were Chief Jeff Peck and Captain Mike Peck for this year's Thanksgiving festivities.

"Team Jeff" defeated "Team Mike" by a score of 5 to 3 in the second year of the VFD's tradition of playing Football on Thanksgiving ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vista FD adds 3 new Engine 142 drivers

Vista Fire Department, November 25

The Vista Fire Department is proud to announce that Lead Foreman Wilmer Cervantes, Foreman Jordan Vass and Foreman Dom Mangone are now qualified on Engine 142!

The three Firefighters completed the E-142 driver training by learning how to operate E-142's pump panel and completing 8 hours or more of "drive time" behind the wheel. All three Firefighters will now move onto learning how to drive and operate ... (Full Story & Photos)

Foreman Dom Mangone, Lead Foreman Wilmer Cervantes & Foreman Jordan Vass become new Engine 142 drivers
Foreman Dom Mangone, Lead Foreman Wilmer Cervantes & Foreman Jordan Vass become new Engine 142 drivers

Thanksgiving Safety Tip Sheet

Vista Fire Department, November 24

As you and your family prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday this Thursday, please take a moment to read this safety tip sheet from the NFPA!... (Full Story & Photos)

Lucas CPR Machine review Drill for 11/23/15

Vista Fire Department, November 24

For this week's Monday drill the Vista Firefighters & Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT's) practiced using the Lucas CPR machine by going through several EMS call scenarios led by our EMS Captain Judy Saslow.

Our Vista First Responders simulated doing manual CPR, hooking up the Lucas CPR machine to perform CPR, operating the AED and moving the patient to our Ambulance as they would during an EMS ... (Full Story & Photos)

EMS Lt. Ferman & Lt. Porco review the Lucas 2 CPR Machine
EMS Lt. Ferman & Lt. Porco review the Lucas 2 CPR Machine


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Vista Fire Department
377 Smith Ridge Road
South Salem, New York 10590
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