The Vista Fire Department spent Tuesday night standing by during the Town of Lewisboro Fireworks show to offer Fire & EMS services to those attending in Onatru Farm. Along with our Vista Firefighters & EMTs, we were joined by both the South Salem Fire Department and Lewisboro Volunteer Ambulance Corps in the event of an emergency during the festivities.
This week's Monday Firefighting drill was led by Lt. Brian Porco as our Firefighters went over search & rescue operations once a hoseline was stretched into a simulated fire.
The Vista Firefighters operated in crews of three for each drill scenario by having two of our Firefighters suppress the fire while having one Firefighter search the simulated "fire room" for any potential victims. Once the ... (Full Story & Photos)
What made you join the Vista Volunteer Fire Department?
When my brother died in a tragic car accident, Thanksgiving 2003, the EMTs and Firefighters were the first people on-scene with my brother and his friend, and the only people who got to help my brother as he was dying. Even though my brother ... (Full Story & Photos)
We at the Vista Fire Department would like to congratulate Probationary Firefighter Marc Baiocco on completing the New York State Firefighter I and Firefighter Survival program at the Westchester County Fire Training Center in Valhalla, New York!
Probationary Firefighter Baiocco completed the 110+ hour course spanning the last 3 months out of the Katonah Training Division and is now certified as ... (Full Story & Photos)
Led by Captain Mike Peck, our Firefighters spent this Monday's drill training on three different scenarios during a potential fire call.
The first scenario was based on a response to a structure fire & stretching a hoseline into a residential home, the second scenario consisted of ladder operations during a mutual aid fire and the final scenario was setting up a draft with Engine 141 when responding ... (Full Story & Photos)
FF Jake Melcher & Probationary FF Marc Baiocco work on roof ladder placement
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