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Probationary Firefighter Dan Hochman
Probationary Firefighter Dan Hochman

Probationary Firefighter Dan Hochman Completes Ambulance training

Vista Fire Department, July 17

The Vista Fire Department is proud to announce that Probationary Firefighter Dan Hochman is now qualified on our Ambulances.

Probationary Firefighter Hochman completed the Ambulance driver training program by driving 8 hours or more behind the wheel and learning how to operate at nearby Hospitals. Probationary Firefighter Hochman will now move onto learning how to drive Engine 142 going forward.

The ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Water Rescue Drill for 07/15/24

Vista Fire Department, July 16

This week's Monday Night Drill was "Water Rescue" for our members.

The "Water Rescue" drill had our Vista Fire Department personnel practicing several rescue techniques such as how to remove a patient from the water, how to maintain head stabilization when a patient is floating and the utilization of a backboard during a water rescue call. The Vista Fire Department conducts the water rescue drill ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vista Fire Department personnel conducting water rescue techniques
Vista Fire Department personnel conducting water rescue techniques

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Probationary Firefighter Peter Cipriano practicing how to use the Engine 143 pump panel as Foreman Brian Sferra and FF/EMT Andy Korman look on
Probationary Firefighter Peter Cipriano practicing how to use the Engine 143 pump panel as Foreman Brian Sferra and FF/EMT Andy Korman look on

Sunday Training for 07/14/24

Vista Fire Department, July 13

This Sunday morning we held Driver Training for our members who are becoming Apparatus Drivers on Engine 143, Engine 142 and the Ambulances.

The Driver Training program is how Vista Fire Department personnel become cleared on any piece of Fire or EMS apparatus. Members conduct several hours of "drive time" behind the wheel of each apparatus before they are cleared to become a driver. Tasks included ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lost Hiker Search Drill for 07/08/24

Vista Fire Department, July 09

This week's Monday drill was a "Lost Hiker Search" drill for our members.

The "Lost Hiker Search" drill was conducted at the Leon Levy Preserve on Smith Ridge Road in South Salem, New York. Vista Fire Department personnel searched the area bordering Smith Ridge Road, Kitchawan Road and Rt. 35 while other crews were staged at the Leon Levy Preserve entrance. Crews worked together to locate the person, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vista Fire Department personnel conducting a patient assessment during the "Lost Hiker Search" drill
Vista Fire Department personnel conducting a patient assessment during the "Lost Hiker Search" drill

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Probationary Firefighter Ty Graygor going over how to operate the stretcher during driver training
Probationary Firefighter Ty Graygor going over how to operate the stretcher during driver training

Sunday Training for 07/07/24

Vista Fire Department, July 08

This Sunday morning we held Driver Training for our members who are becoming Apparatus Drivers on our Ambulances.

The Driver Training program is how Vista Fire Department personnel become cleared on any piece of Fire or EMS apparatus. Members conduct several hours of "drive time" behind the wheel of each apparatus before they are cleared to become a driver. Tasks included during our driver training ... (Full Story & Photos)

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