Vista Fire Department

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2018 Incidents
Jan 26
Feb 17
Mar 39
Apr 16
May 14
Jun 0
Jul 0
Aug 0
Sep 0
Oct 0
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 112

2017 Incidents
Jan 17
Feb 26
Mar 20
Apr 26
May 13
Jun 24
Jul 19
Aug 14
Sep 26
Oct 38
Nov 30
Dec 27
Total 280

Past Incidents
2016 280
2015 226
2014 252
2013 250

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Welcome to the Official Website for the Vista Volunteer Fire Department
100% Volunteer since 1941
Serving the Vista Fire District for 77 years

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Firefighter Lynda Scott, EMT Greg Pastrana, Lt. Allie Fisher & District Manager Tom Ritchey
Firefighter Lynda Scott, EMT Greg Pastrana, Lt. Allie Fisher & District Manager Tom Ritchey

VFD members honored at 45th Annual Westchester Regional EMS Council Awards Ceremony

Vista Fire Department, May 18

We at the Vista Fire Department would like to congratulate Lt. Allie Fisher, District Manager Tom Ritchey, EMT Greg Pastrana & Firefighter Lynda Scott on being honored at last night's 45th Annual Westchester Regional EMS Council Awards Ceremony at Purchase College in Purchase, New York.

EMT Greg Pastrana & Firefighter Lynda Scott received an "EMS citation" and Lt. Allie Fisher & District Manager ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Foreman Castelhano completes "Apparatus Operator – Emergency Vehicle Operations" Class

Vista Fire Department, May 17

We at the Vista Fire Department would like to congratulate Foreman Dan Castelhano on completing the "Apparatus Operator – Emergency Vehicle Operations" Class at the Westchester County Fire Training Center in Valhalla, New York!

Foreman Castelhano completed the 18-hour course described as the following by New York State:

“This course provides vehicle operators with a better understanding of the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Foreman Dan Castelhano
Foreman Dan Castelhano

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Foreman Adam Bartley
Foreman Adam Bartley

Foreman Adam Bartley completes Engine 141 training

Vista Fire Department, May 16

The Vista Fire Department is proud to announce that Foreman Adam Bartley is now qualified on Engine 141.

Foreman Bartley completed the E-141 driver training by learning how to operate E-141's pump panel and completing 12 hours or more of drive time behind the wheel. Foreman Bartley will now move onto learning how to drive Tanker 4 going forward.

The VFD is always looking for more drivers, whether ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ventilation and Weather Emergencies Drill for 05/14/18

Vista Fire Department, May 15

This week's Monday Night Drill was "Ventilation" for our Firefighters and a "Weather Emergencies" drill for our EMTs.

The "Ventilation" drill had our Firefighters practicing how to properly vent a roof by using a chainsaw to cut holes while on a roof simulator at the South Salem Firehouse. Ventilation in the fire service is “the systematic removal of heat, smoke and fire gases from a structure” with ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vista Firefighters practicing how to ventilate a roof
Vista Firefighters practicing how to ventilate a roof

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Asst. Chief Mike Peck going over the E-141 pump panel with Foreman Adam Bartley
Asst. Chief Mike Peck going over the E-141 pump panel with Foreman Adam Bartley

Sunday Training for 05/13/18

Vista Fire Department, May 14

This past Sunday morning we held a "MPO & Firefighter Fundamentals Class" and Driver Training for our members who are becoming Apparatus Drivers on our Ambulances.

This Sunday's "MPO & Firefighter Fundamentals Class" focused on learning how to operate the Engine 141 pump panel while our Firefighters practiced operating an 1-3/4" and 2-1/2" hose line. This type of training is what will help our Firefighters ... (Full Story & Photos)

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