Vista Fire Department

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2018 Incidents
Jan 16
Feb 0
Mar 0
Apr 0
May 0
Jun 0
Jul 0
Aug 0
Sep 0
Oct 0
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 16

2017 Incidents
Jan 17
Feb 26
Mar 20
Apr 26
May 13
Jun 24
Jul 19
Aug 14
Sep 26
Oct 38
Nov 30
Dec 27
Total 280

Past Incidents
2016 280
2015 226
2014 252
2013 250

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Serving the Vista Fire District for 77 years

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SCBA Operations and Assisting Advanced Life Support (ALS) Drill for 01/22/18

Vista Fire Department, January 23

This week's Monday Night Drill was a "SCBA Operations" drill for our Firefighters and "Assisting ALS (Advanced Life Support)" drill for our EMTs.

The "SCBA Operations" drill saw our Firefighters following 150 feet of 1-3/4" hose line through several obstacles that challenged our Firefighters to conduct skills such as "reduced profile," "full removal," and how to handle getting your SCBA tangled up ... (Full Story & Photos)

Westchester EMS Paramedic Hamlet Cuello going over how to assist paramedics on an EMS scene
Westchester EMS Paramedic Hamlet Cuello going over how to assist paramedics on an EMS scene

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Vista Firefighters conducting a 25-second drill
Vista Firefighters conducting a 25-second drill

Sunday Training for 01/21/18

Vista Fire Department, January 22

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

This week's "Firefighter Fundamentals Class" had our Firefighters reviewing roof operations by going over the saws located on Engine 141 followed by a practical on how to properly cut a roof with each saw. After the conclusion of this ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Probationary Firefighter/EMT Candidate Elly Hersam completes "Basic Exterior Firefighting Operations" class

Vista Fire Department, January 18

The Vista Fire Department would like to congratulate Probationary Firefighter/EMT Candidate Elly Hersam on completing the "Basic Exterior Firefighting Operations" class at the Westchester County Fire Training Center in Valhalla, New York.

"Basic Exterior Firefighting Operations" class is a 79-hour course described as the following:

“This course prepares new firefighters to operate in the exterior ... (Full Story & Photos)

Probationary Firefighter/EMT Candidate Elly Hersam
Probationary Firefighter/EMT Candidate Elly Hersam

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Firefighter Adam Ferman
Firefighter Adam Ferman

Firefighter Adam Ferman completes the VFD Mentor Program

Vista Fire Department, January 17

We at the Vista Fire Department would like to congratulate Firefighter Adam Ferman on completing his probationary period in the Department through the VFD Mentor Program!

Since joining in August 2016, Firefighter Ferman has completed the Firefighter I course at the Westchester County Fire Training Center in Valhalla, NY. Firefighter Adam Ferman actively participates during calls & drills and has ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ice Water Rescue Drill for 01/15/18

Vista Fire Department, January 16

This Monday night our Firefighters & EMT's reviewed how to properly rescue a patient during an "Ice Water Rescue."

Led by Firefighter Sean Kelly, our members reviewed how to properly put on the water rescue suits, how to properly rig a patient with their rescue equipment, how to throw the rescue rope bag and then they practiced how to rescue a patient on the Vista Firehouse pond. This type of training ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vista Firefighters & EMTs performing an ice water rescue
Vista Firefighters & EMTs performing an ice water rescue

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