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
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Oct 22
Nov 15
Dec 2
Total 260

2015 Incidents
Jan 24
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Mar 22
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Jul 25
Aug 21
Sep 14
Oct 22
Nov 18
Dec 12
Total 226

Past Incidents
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 75 years

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Lead Foreman Phil Katz and Firefighter J.T. Bowensmith
Lead Foreman Phil Katz and Firefighter J.T. Bowensmith

Lead Foreman Phil Katz & Firefighter J.T. Bowensmith pass the National Firefighter II Exam

Vista Fire Department, December 01

The Vista Fire Department would like to congratulate Lead Foreman Phil Katz & Firefighter J.T. Bowensmith on passing the National Firefighter II Exam!

The National Firefighter II exam is broken into two parts: a practical exam and written exam. The practical portion tested our Firefighters on their Firefighting skills while the written exam tested their knowledge of being an Interior Firefighter. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Foreman Mike Canil completes Engine 142 training

Vista Fire Department, November 30

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

Foreman Canil completed the E-142 driver training by learning how to operate E-142's pump panel and completing 8 hours or more of "drive time" behind the wheel. Foreman Canil will now move onto learning how to drive Engine 143 going forward.

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

Foreman Mike Canil
Foreman Mike Canil

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Vista Firefighters "packing up" before entering the structure
Vista Firefighters "packing up" before entering the structure

Structure Fire Call Scenarios Drill for 11/28/16

Vista Fire Department, November 29

This week's Monday drill was the scenario portion for our "Structure Fire Call Response" training we have covered the last 2 weeks.

Vista Firefighters & EMT's were split up into groups by Engine 141, Engine 142, Engine 143, Tanker 4, Ambulance 84B1 & Ambulance 84B2 by carrying out the responsibilities of each apparatus crew for our structure fire call response. Firefighters conducted such tasks ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Sunday Training for 11/27/16

Vista Fire Department, November 28

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 structure fire call scenarios with our Probationary Firefighters. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vista Probationary Firefighters practice hose line operations during "Firefighter Fundamentals Class"
Vista Probationary Firefighters practice hose line operations during "Firefighter Fundamentals Class"

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Lead Foreman Phil Katz
Lead Foreman Phil Katz

Lead Foreman Phil Katz completes "Command for Company Officers" class

Vista Fire Department, November 25

The Vista Fire Department would like to congratulate Lead Foreman Phil Katz on completing the "Command for Company Officers" class!

"Command for Company Officers" class is a 16 hour course that "New officers will soon realize that their recent promotion is more than just a newly colored helmet and a different title. From dealing with station situations that can frustrate even a seasoned officer, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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