Vista Fire Department

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2016 Incidents
Jan 23
Feb 32
Mar 31
Apr 18
May 26
Jun 23
Jul 25
Aug 17
Sep 22
Oct 0
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 217

2015 Incidents
Jan 24
Feb 16
Mar 22
Apr 21
May 16
Jun 15
Jul 25
Aug 21
Sep 14
Oct 22
Nov 18
Dec 12
Total 226

Past Incidents
2014 252
2013 250

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100% Volunteer since 1941
Serving the Vista Fire District for 75 years

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EMS Call Scenarios Drill for 9/26/16

Vista Fire Department, September 27

For this week's drill we gave our EMT's and Firefighters an opportunity to train at one of our member's houses to give a realistic feel on how an EMS call would go.

Led by EMS Captain Judy Saslow, Vista EMT's & Firefighters would respond from our Firehouse to the dispatched location for a "hip fracture call." From there the Vista FD crews operated for the given dispatched call as if it was the real ... (Full Story & Photos)

Capt. Judy Saslow goes over how to handle a hip fracture on an EMS call
Capt. Judy Saslow goes over how to handle a hip fracture on an EMS call

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Lead Foreman Phil Katz prepares our Probationary Firefighters to enter the mask confidence course
Lead Foreman Phil Katz prepares our Probationary Firefighters to enter the mask confidence course

Sunday Training for 9/25/16

Vista Fire Department, September 26

This Sunday morning we held a "Firefighter Fundamentals Class" for our members who are preparing themselves to take Firefighter I this upcoming Winter/Spring and Driver Training for our members training to become Apparatus Drivers/MPO's.

Led by Lead Foreman Phil Katz & Foreman Marc Baiocco, this week's "Firefighter Fundamentals Class" reviewed "donning & doffing" their Firefighting gear and they ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Vista FD at the 2016 South Salem Library Fair

Vista Fire Department, September 25

On Saturday September 24th the Vista Volunteer Fire Department spent the day "standing by" at the 2016 South Salem Library Fair offering Fire & EMS services while promoting our upcoming Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser and Open House & Recruitment Day on Saturday October 15th. While the Vista FD was stationed at the South Salem Library Fair, several of our members gave tours through our Apparatus and ... (Full Story & Photos)

The Vista Fire Department at the 2016 South Salem Library Fair at Onatru Farm
The Vista Fire Department at the 2016 South Salem Library Fair at Onatru Farm

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Utility pole fire on Smith Ridge Road
Utility pole fire on Smith Ridge Road

Vista FD responds to Utility Pole Fire on 9/21/16

Vista Fire Department, September 21

On Tuesday September 20th around 1700 hours, the Vista Fire Department responded to a utility pole fire on Smith Ridge Road.

Due to a electrical wire snapping and laying in the roadway, Smith Ridge Road was shut down for a little over an hour as NYSEG crews arrived and worked on the utility pole. Responding units were Engine 142, Rescue 13, Car 2561 & Car 2566.

All Vista units cleared the scene ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ladders and Nebulizer, Humidifier, Narcan and Check & Inject Drill for 9/19/16

Vista Fire Department, September 20

This week's drill saw our Firefighters reviewing Ladders operations and our EMT's going over Nebulizer, Humidifier, Narcan + Check & Inject

Led by Lt. Brian Porco, Lt. Wilmer Cervantes & Lead Foreman Phil Katz, the Vista Firefighters practiced operating a 24-foot and 28-foot ladder. Ladder operations are essential when it comes to venting a structure or giving Firefighters a way to exit a building ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vista EMT's review how to operate the Nebulizer, Humidifier, Narcan and Check & Inject
Vista EMT's review how to operate the Nebulizer, Humidifier, Narcan and Check & Inject

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