Vista Fire Department


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2020 Incidents
Jan 30
Feb 17
Mar 0
Apr 0
May 0
Jun 0
Jul 0
Aug 0
Sep 0
Oct 0
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 47

2019 Incidents
Jan 26
Feb 21
Mar 26
Apr 28
May 23
Jun 29
Jul 18
Aug 33
Sep 26
Oct 18
Nov 35
Dec 18
Total 301

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

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Vista Firefighters practicing ropes & knots techniques
Vista Firefighters practicing ropes & knots techniques

Ropes & Knots and EMS CME Drills for 02/17/20

Vista Fire Department, February 18

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

The "Ropes & Knots" drill had our Vista Firefighters reviewing how to do several knots such as Figure 8, Figure 8 on a bight, Figure 8 on a bend, clove hitch, half hitch, safety knot, becket bend, sheet bend and the hasty harness. They also practiced hoisting tools and equipment using ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Sunday Training for 02/16/20

Vista Fire Department, February 17

This Sunday morning we held a "Firefighter Skills Class" and Driver Training for our members who are becoming Apparatus Drivers on Engines 141 and 142 for our weekly Sunday Training.

This Sunday's "Firefighter Skills Class" had our Firefighting personnel reviewing hoseline advancement by practinging stretches into a simulated fire on the second floor of our firehouse utilizing an 1-3/4" line. This ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vista Firefighters practicing how to stretch an 1-3/4" hoseline off of Engine 143
Vista Firefighters practicing how to stretch an 1-3/4" hoseline off of Engine 143

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Foreman Dan Castelhano
Foreman Dan Castelhano

Foreman Dan Castelhano completes "Recognizing Clandestine Drug Labs Operations & Chemical Suicide - Information for the First Responder" class

Vista Fire Department, February 12

The Vista Fire Department would like to congratulate Foreman Dan Castelhano on completing the "Recognizing Clandestine Drug Labs Operations & Chemical Suicide - Information for the First Responder" class at the Westchester County Fire Training Center in Valhalla, New York.

"Recognizing Clandestine Drug Labs Operations & Chemical Suicide - Information for the First Responder" class is a 4-hour course ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ice Water Rescue Drill for 02/10/20

Vista Fire Department, February 11

This week's Monday drill was "Ice Water Rescue" for our members.

The "Ice Water Rescue" drill had our members reviewing how to properly put on the water rescue suits, how to properly rig a patient with their rescue equipment and how to throw the rescue rope bag. This type of training has prepared our members on how to properly respond during an ice water rescue incident.

If you are interested in ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vista Firefighters practicing how to use the rescue rope bag
Vista Firefighters practicing how to use the rescue rope bag

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Probationary FF Kyla Whalen practices Forcible Entry during "Firefighter Skills Class"
Probationary FF Kyla Whalen practices Forcible Entry during "Firefighter Skills Class"

Sunday Training for 02/09/20

Vista Fire Department, February 10

This Sunday morning we held a "Firefighter Skills Class," a "Motor Pump Operators Class" and Driver Training for our members who are becoming Apparatus Drivers on Tanker 4 for our weekly Sunday Training.

This Sunday's "Firefighter Skills Class" had our Firefighting personnel reviewing how to conduct forcible entry operations and an introduction into how to operate a Fire Apparatus pump panel. This ... (Full Story & Photos)

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