Vista Fire Department

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2015 Incidents
Jan 24
Feb 16
Mar 0
Apr 0
May 0
Jun 0
Jul 0
Aug 0
Sep 0
Oct 0
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 40

2014 Incidents
Jan 20
Feb 20
Mar 22
Apr 19
May 33
Jun 17
Jul 16
Aug 22
Sep 25
Oct 22
Nov 16
Dec 20
Total 252

Past Incidents
2013 250

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Foreman Brian Porco
Foreman Brian Porco

February 2015 Member Spotlight: Foreman Brian Porco

Vista Fire Department, February 27

How long have you been a member for?

I have been a member since December of 2010.

What made you join the Vista Volunteer Fire Department?

I joined the department to be a part of something bigger than myself. It was an opportunity to couple the satisfaction of volunteering and assisting those in need with the adrenaline seeking part of me that loves running into burning ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Vista FD gives mutual aid to Golden's Bridge FD during structure fire

Vista Fire Department, February 25

On February 25th at 1041 hours the Vista Fire Department was dispatched to a working structure fire in Golden's Bridge, NY at the intersection of Lake Street & Danger Road following a 3rd alarm from incident command on the scene.

The Vista FD sent Tanker 4 and Engine 141 to the dispatched location as the New Canaan (CT) Fire Department was requested to "back-fill" the Vista Firehouse should there ... (Full Story & Photos)

The Vista FD sent Tanker 4 & Engine 141 to a working structure fire in Golden's Bridge, NY at the intersection of Lake Street & Danger Road on 2/25/15 (Photo credit: Frank Becerra Jr./The Journal News)
The Vista FD sent Tanker 4 & Engine 141 to a working structure fire in Golden's Bridge, NY at the intersection of Lake Street & Danger Road on 2/25/15 (Photo credit: Frank Becerra Jr./The Journal News)

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Mary Ready passes away; one of our 1st female members

Vista Fire Department, February 25

We at the Vista Fire Department are saddened to announce that Mary Ready, a former member of the Vista Fire Department and current member of our Auxiliary has passed away. Mrs. Ready was one of our first female members and served as an EMT with the "Rescue Squad."

Mrs. Ready and her family have had a huge impact on our Fire Department throughout the years with her granddaughter, Jamie Wakeman and ... (Full Story)


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FF Bowensmith & FF Melcher complete F.A.S.T. class

Vista Fire Department, February 25

The Vista Fire Department would like to congratulate Firefighter J.T. Bowensmith & Firefighter Jake Melcher on completing F.A.S.T. (Firefighter Assist & Search Team) training this past weekend! F.A.S.T training is a 16-hour course that was covered over a 3-day period at the Katonah (NY) Fire Department and the Westchester County Fire Training Center in Valhalla, New York.

The Westchester County Fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

FF J.T. Bowensmith & FF Jake Melcher show off their F.A.S.T. class certificates
FF J.T. Bowensmith & FF Jake Melcher show off their F.A.S.T. class certificates

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FF Phil Katz prepares to remove the trapped Firefighter from the room during F.A.S.T. training
FF Phil Katz prepares to remove the trapped Firefighter from the room during F.A.S.T. training

Search & Rescue + F.A.S.T. training drill

Vista Fire Department, February 24

This week's Monday night drill consisted of Search & Rescue + F.A.S.T. (Firefighter Assist and Search Team) training for our Firefighters. In the drill scenario, Vista Firefighters entered a small area room and performed techniques that would be used during search & rescue or F.A.S.T. operations.

Search & rescue operations is where Firefighters rescue civilians still inside a burning structure, while ... (Full Story & Photos)

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