Vista Fire Department

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2017 Incidents
Jan 17
Feb 26
Mar 20
Apr 26
May 13
Jun 24
Jul 19
Aug 14
Sep 26
Oct 38
Nov 20
Dec 0
Total 243

2016 Incidents
Jan 23
Feb 32
Mar 31
Apr 18
May 26
Jun 23
Jul 25
Aug 17
Sep 26
Oct 22
Nov 15
Dec 22
Total 280

Past Incidents
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 76 years

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2017 VFD Turkey Bowl IV

Vista Fire Department, November 23

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

"Team 2561" defeated "Team 2564" by a score of 10 to 1 in the fourth year of the Vista Fire Department's tradition of playing ... (Full Story & Photos)

The Vista Fire Department during the 2017 Turkey Bowl IV
The Vista Fire Department during the 2017 Turkey Bowl IV

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Thanksgiving Safety Tip Sheet

Vista Fire Department, November 22

As you and your family prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday this Thursday, please take a moment to read these safety tips from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA):

-- Stay in the kitchen when you are cooking on the stovetop so you can keep an eye on the food.
-- Stay in the home when cooking your turkey and check on it frequently.
-- Keep children away from the stove. The stove will be ... (Full Story & Photos)

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V.E.I.S. and Weather Emergencies Drill for 11/20/17

Vista Fire Department, November 21

This week's Monday Night Drill was a "V.E.I.S." drill for our Firefighters and a "Weather Emergencies" drill for our EMTs.

This week's Fire drill led by Lt. Phil Katz had our Vista Firefighters going over the Firefighting technique known as V.E.I.S. which is Vent, Enter, Isolate and Search. Vista Firefighters would vent a 2nd story window, enter the room after it was vented, isolate the room to control ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vista Firefighters conducting ladder operations during V.E.I.S
Vista Firefighters conducting ladder operations during V.E.I.S

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Firefighter Ryan Ruggiero & Probationary FF Adam Ferman performing Ladder operations
Firefighter Ryan Ruggiero & Probationary FF Adam Ferman performing Ladder operations

Sunday Training for 11/19/17

Vista Fire Department, November 20

This Sunday morning we held a "Firefighter Fundamentals Class," an "EMT Fundamentals Class" and Driver Training for our members who are becoming Apparatus Drivers on Engine 141, Engine 142 & Engine 143.

This week's "Firefighter Fundamentals Class" had our Firefighters reviewing reduced profile, how to perform a full SCBA escape, how to properly operate a ladder and the proper way to conduct horizontal ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Bailout Training Drill for 11/13/17

Vista Fire Department, November 14

This week's Monday Night Drill was a "Bailout Training" drill for our Firefighters.

This week's Monday Drill was conducted at the South Salem Firehouse as our Firefighters went through their annual Bailout training. All Interior Firefighters have to learn how to "bailout" of a structure on a yearly basis so they are properly trained on how to exit a building when a hazardous event takes place during ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vista Firefighters performing a head first ladder bailout
Vista Firefighters performing a head first ladder bailout

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