Vista Fire Department

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2017 Incidents
Jan 17
Feb 26
Mar 0
Apr 0
May 0
Jun 0
Jul 0
Aug 0
Sep 0
Oct 0
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 43

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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Serving the Vista Fire District for 76 years

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Cold/Ice Water Rescue Drill for 02/27/17

Vista Fire Department, February 28

This Monday night our Firefighters & EMT's reviewed how to properly rescue a patient during a "cold/ice water rescue" call.

Led by Capt. Mike Peck and FF Sean Kelly, our members reviewed how to properly put on the water rescue suits, how to properly rig a patient with their rescue equipment and they practiced how to throw the rescue rope bag. This type of training has now prepared our Firefighters ... (Full Story & Photos)

Probationary FF Adam Ferman in the water rescue suit as FF Sean Kelly explains how to rescue a patient during a cold/ice water rescue call
Probationary FF Adam Ferman in the water rescue suit as FF Sean Kelly explains how to rescue a patient during a cold/ice water rescue call

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Firefighter Ryan Ruggiero practices doing the Firefighter harness on Foreman Adam Bartley while Lead Foreman Phil Katz looks on
Firefighter Ryan Ruggiero practices doing the Firefighter harness on Foreman Adam Bartley while Lead Foreman Phil Katz looks on

Sunday Training for 02/26/17

Vista Fire Department, February 27

This Sunday morning we held a "Firefighter Fundamentals Class" for our members who are currently attending Firefighter I and for our Firefighters who are keeping up with their basic skills. We also held Driver Training for our members who are becoming Apparatus Drivers/MPO's on Engine 141, Engine 142 & Engine 143.

Led by Lead Foreman Phil Katz & Foreman Marc Baiocco, this week's "Firefighter Fundamentals ... (Full Story & Photos)

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SCBA Operations and Bleeding Control & Triage Operations Drill for 02/20/17

Vista Fire Department, February 21

This week's Monday Drill saw the Vista Firefighters review "SCBA Operations" while our Vista Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT's) went over the "Bleeding Control & Triage Operations" protocols.

Led by Capt. Mike Peck, Vista Firefighters followed 200 feet of hose line with their SCBA masks blacked out as they went through several obstacles such as assembling the air pack, reduced profile and full ... (Full Story & Photos)

FF J.T. Bowensmith and Foreman Jake Melcher going upstairs through wires during the "SCBA Operations" drill
FF J.T. Bowensmith and Foreman Jake Melcher going upstairs through wires during the "SCBA Operations" drill

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Foreman Mike Canil & Lt. Wilmer Cervantes practice taking vitals during "EMT Fundamentals class"
Foreman Mike Canil & Lt. Wilmer Cervantes practice taking vitals during "EMT Fundamentals class"

Sunday Training for 02/19/17

Vista Fire Department, February 20

This Sunday morning was very busy at the Vista Firehouse as we held a "Firefighter Fundamentals Class" for our members who are preparing themselves to take Firefighter I this month and for our Firefighters who are keeping up with their basic skills, an "EMT Fundamentals Class" for our members who are currently attending an EMT-Basic class and for those EMT Candidates who are preparing themselves for ... (Full Story & Photos)

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MVA Rollover on 02/16/17

Vista Fire Department, February 17

Yesterday morning at approximately 7:42AM, Vista Volunteers were alerted to a motor vehicle rollover at the intersection of Glen Dr. and Route 123. Upon arrival command was established with a single vehicle rollover whose sole operator had self extricated. The vehicle's operator was cared for on scene by Vista FD EMT's while the south bound lane of Route 123 was shut down. Traffic was controlled until ... (Full Story & Photos)

MVA rollover on Smith Ridge Road
MVA rollover on Smith Ridge Road

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