Vista Fire Department

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2016 Incidents
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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 75 years

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Vista Firefighters & EMT's practice how to properly rescue a patient in a body of water by using a backboard
Vista Firefighters & EMT's practice how to properly rescue a patient in a body of water by using a backboard

Water Rescue Drill for 7/25/16

Vista Fire Department, July 26

This week's Monday drill was led by FF Lynda Scott as we reviewed how to respond during a water rescue. FF Scott is also a lifeguard and showed our First Responders several techniques such as how to remove a patient from the water & how to maintain head stabilization when a patient is floating.

The Vista Fire Department holds Drill every Monday night following the first Monday of the month. If you ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Sunday Training for 7/24/16

Vista Fire Department, July 25

This week's "Sunday Stretch" training saw our Firefighters review how to properly advance an 1-3/4" hose line while Engine 142 supplied Engine 141. Vista Firefighters practiced advancing a charged 1-3/4" hose line into a structure and reviewed techniques on how to extinguish specific fires throughout the scenarios.

Following the "Sunday Stretch" class, our members had a quick breakfast followed by ... (Full Story & Photos)

Lead Foreman Katz showing Prob. FF Castelhano & Prob. FF Ruggiero how to operate an 1-3/4" hose line
Lead Foreman Katz showing Prob. FF Castelhano & Prob. FF Ruggiero how to operate an 1-3/4" hose line

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Foreman Jake Melcher
Foreman Jake Melcher

Foreman Jake Melcher completes Engine 142 training

Vista Fire Department, July 20

The Vista Fire Department is proud to announce that Foreman Jake Melcher is now qualified on Engine 142!

Foreman Melcher completed the E-142 driver training program by learning how to operate E-142's pump panel and completing 8 hours or more of "drive time" behind the wheel. Foreman Melcher will now move onto learning how to drive and operate Engine 141.

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

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EMS Call Scenarios Drill for 7/18/16

Vista Fire Department, July 19

For this week's drill we gave our EMT's and Firefighters an opportunity to train in a realistic setting on how an EMS call would go.

Led by Captain Judy Saslow & FF/EMT PJ Larson, Vista EMT's & Firefighters would respond from our Firehouse to the dispatched location for a specific type of EMS call. From there the Vista FD crews operated for the given dispatched call as if it was the real thing by ... (Full Story & Photos)

EMT-Trainee Greg Pastrana, Foreman Adam Bartley & Lt. Debbie Ferman stabilizing the patient's "injury"
EMT-Trainee Greg Pastrana, Foreman Adam Bartley & Lt. Debbie Ferman stabilizing the patient's "injury"

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Lead Foreman Phil Katz and FF J.T. Bowensmith practice hose line operations
Lead Foreman Phil Katz and FF J.T. Bowensmith practice hose line operations

Sunday Training for 7/17/16

Vista Fire Department, July 18

This week's "Sunday Stretch" training saw our Firefighters review how to properly advance an 1-3/4" hose line while one of our members went through his qualification test on Engine 142. Vista Firefighters practiced advancing a charged 1-3/4" hose line into a structure and reviewed techniques on how to extinguish specific fires throughout the scenarios.

Following the "Sunday Stretch" class, our members ... (Full Story & Photos)

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