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

July 2015 Member Spotlight: FF/EMT Karen Lilly

Vista Fire Department, July 31

How long have you been a member for?

I joined in February of 2011.

What made you join the Vista Volunteer Fire Department?

When I was 8 years old, my Mom passed away. It was the Vista Volunteer Fire Department who responded that day. I remember a bunch of Police Officers, Firefighters, and EMT's coming into the house and doing everything they could do to help my mom, ... (Full Story & Photos)

FF/EMT Karen Lilly
FF/EMT Karen Lilly

Ex-Vista EMS Lieutenant Michel Behringer
Ex-Vista EMS Lieutenant Michel Behringer

Ex-EMS Lieutenant Michel Behringer visits Vista FD

Vista Fire Department, July 30

The Vista Fire Department welcomed home Ex-EMS Lieutenant Michel Behringer over the past weekend as he was in town visiting friends and family. Ex-EMS Lt. Behringer also helped us with our "lost person search" drill on Monday acting as the "lost person" in Onatru Farm and giving feedback to some of our new EMT's in the Vista Volunteer Fire Department.

Ex-EMS Lt. Behringer served the Vista Fire Department ... (Full Story & Photos)

Firefighter Marc Baiocco completes Rescue 13 training

Vista Fire Department, July 29

The Vista Fire Department is proud to announce that Firefighter Marc Baiocco is now qualified on Rescue 13!

Firefighter Baiocco completed the R-13 driver training by learning how to operate the pump panel, how to operate the extrication tools on the apparatus and completing 8 hours or more of "drive time" behind the wheel. Firefighter Baiocco will now move onto learning how to drive Engine 142.

The ... (Full Story & Photos)

Firefighter Marc Baiocco
Firefighter Marc Baiocco

Vista Firefighters & EMT's package the lost person in the stokes basket to take them out of the woods
Vista Firefighters & EMT's package the lost person in the stokes basket to take them out of the woods

Lost Person Search Drill for 7/27/15

Vista Fire Department, July 28

This week's Monday Night Drill was a lost person search over at Onatru Farm on Elmwood Road in South Salem, New York. Both Vista Fire & EMS crews searched the area bordering Elmwood Road, Shady Lane & Deep Well Farms Road while Lt. Brian Porco led the crews from the command post.

It took Vista FD crews roughly 35 minutes to locate the person, address the patient's medical needs, package them for ... (Full Story & Photos)

FF Will Pope completes AVET class

Vista Fire Department, July 27

The Vista Fire Department would like to congratulate Firefighter Will Pope on completing the "Accident Victim Extrication Training (AVET)" class!

"Accident Victim Extrication Training (AVET)" is a 16 hour course that "provides hands-on training in motor vehicle rescue and extrication techniques while stressing the need for scene safety and vehicle stabilization. It includes rescue theory, rescue ... (Full Story & Photos)

Firefighter Will Pope
Firefighter Will Pope


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