The Ventura County Professional Firefighters’ Association (VCPFA), International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local 1364, is the union of fulltime, professional firefighters and fire prevention officers of the Ventura County Fire Department. VCPFA members proudly serve the residents of Camarillo, Moorpark, Ojai, Port Hueneme, Santa Paula, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, and unincorporated areas of Ventura County as well as communities throughout the country via mutual aid responses.

The VCPFA is orientated toward carrying forward proud fire service, labor and fraternal traditions born out of the formation of the IAFF over 100 years ago. With a charge to fight for the protection of workers’ rights, support political initiatives and candidates that bolster public safety, and promote friendship among our members the VCPFA advances positive and meaningful civic engagement throughout our communities. One of VCPFA’s proudest traditions is our members’ charitable and educational community service; through VCPFA charities, volunteerism and financial support, our members strive to strengthen and enrich the communities in which we live and serve.

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2021 Shane Kilgore Scholarship

The Shane Kilgore Memorial fund and VCPFA are pleased to announce our annual Shane Kilgore Memorial Scholarship application is now open.

Those eligible to apply are firefighters currently residing in Ventura County, Dependants of a firefighter residing in Ventura County or Ventura County residents aspiring to become a firefighter.

Applications are being accepted at the VCPFA office through March 29, 2021.

Previous Scholarship Recipients

Chase Plott

Molly Harrold

Makoa Gutierrez
Anthony Zarate