Vista Fire Department


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2021 Incidents
Jan 19
Feb 24
Mar 15
Apr 27
May 23
Jun 24
Jul 20
Aug 28
Sep 27
Oct 25
Nov 18
Dec 1
Total 251

2020 Incidents
Jan 30
Feb 24
Mar 23
Apr 20
May 19
Jun 28
Jul 18
Aug 49
Sep 21
Oct 27
Nov 27
Dec 23
Total 309

Past Incidents
2019 301
2018 285
2017 280
2016 280
2015 226
2014 252
2013 250

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2021 Call Reviews Drill for 11/29/21

Vista Fire Department, November 30

This week's Monday drill was the "2021 Call Reviews" drill for our members.

The "2021 Call Reviews" drill had our members reviewing several Fire & EMS emergencies that we responded to this year such as structure fires and motor vehicle accidents. The purpose of this training was to review our response to these emergencies in 2021, learn from what worked during the response and identify ways of improvement ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vista Fire Department personnel participating during the "2021 Call Reviews" drill
Vista Fire Department personnel participating during the "2021 Call Reviews" drill

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The Vista Fire Department at the 2021 Turkey Bowl VII
The Vista Fire Department at the 2021 Turkey Bowl VII

2021 VFD Turkey Bowl VII

Vista Fire Department, November 25

On Thanksgiving morning members of the Vista Fire Department along with their family, friends and former members took part in the seventh annual "VFD Turkey Bowl." The captains for each team were the Line Officers and Foremen for this year's Thanksgiving festivities.

"Team Line Officers" defeated "Team Foremen" by a score of 10 to 4 in the seventh year of the Vista Fire Department's tradition of ... (Full Story & Photos)

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ASHER Drill for 11/22/21

Vista Fire Department, November 23

This week's Monday drill was "ASHER" for our members.

The "ASHER" drill prepared our Vista Fire Department personnel in responding to Active Shooter / Hostile Event Response (ASHER) related incidents. This drill was particularly focused on the incident command structure and how it applies to an ASHER related emergency. Lastly, our personnel participated in an ASHER table top exercise on how they ... (Full Story & Photos)

Captain Phil Katz giving an Active Shooter / Hostile Event Response (ASHER) incident command overview
Captain Phil Katz giving an Active Shooter / Hostile Event Response (ASHER) incident command overview

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Lieutenant Marc Baiocco showing Firefighter Adam Ferman how to pump Engine 142 during driver training
Lieutenant Marc Baiocco showing Firefighter Adam Ferman how to pump Engine 142 during driver training

Sunday Training for 11/21/21

Vista Fire Department, November 22

This Sunday morning we held Driver Training for our members who are becoming Apparatus Drivers on Engine 141 and Engine 142 for our weekly Sunday Training.

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. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Hydrant Service and EMS CME Drills for 11/15/21

Vista Fire Department, November 16

This week's Monday Night Drill was a "Hydrant Service" drill for our Firefighters and an "EMS CME" drill for our EMTs.

The "Hydrant Service" drill had our Vista Firefighters servicing the dry hydrants as a preventative maintenance measure for the Vista Fire District. Conducting a hydrant service regularly allows motor pump operators to get water faster than they would when a hydrant may be obstructed ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vista Firefighters conducting a hydrant service
Vista Firefighters conducting a hydrant service

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