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Ventura County Professional Firefighters' Association is proud to endorse Vianey for Supervisor
Ventura County Professional Firefighters' Association is proud to endorse Re-Elect Matt LaVere for Ventura County Supervisor District 1
Ventura County Professional Firefighters' Association is proud to endorse Steve Bennett for Assembly.
Ventura County Professional Firefighters' Association proudly endorses Kelly Long for Supervisor
Ventura County Professional Firefighters' Association is proud to endorse Jacqui Irwin for Assembly.
Your Ventura County Professional Firefighters Association is proud to endorse Kelly Long for Supervisor, Re-Elect Matt LaVere for Ventura County Supervisor District 1, Vianey for Supervisor, Jacqui Irwin, and Steve Bennett. Vote March 5th #Election_2024 #firefighters #vote
After 18 years of dedicated service to our members, their families, and the Local April Guerrero is saying goodbye. As the long-time Office Manager April expertly managed the day-to-day administrative and accounting aspects of the Local's business allowing the elected VCPFA board to focus on the important labor relations, political and charities work on behalf of our members. In the last few years, April stepped into the role of VCPFA Insurance Administrator where she assisted members with administering VCPFA medical benefits while also overseeing administration of the Benefit Trust program and VCFD WOAF non-profit.

April was recently offered a great career opportunity at a local public-sector education agency. We are sad to see her leave and will miss her deeply but we congratulate her and wish her the best of success in her new endeavor.

Please feel free to drop by or call the Association office to wish April farewell.
We continue to honor the selfless sacrifice of our brothers and sisters and remember those who lost their lives 21 years ago. #neverforget  #September11
On August 7th VCFD's own Captain McGrath and Chief Cleary will once again be competing in "Charity Karaoke - Sing for a Cause" hosted by Conejo Senior Volunteer Program to benefit the VCFD Widow's, Orphans & Assistance Fund. Check out www.vcfdwoaf.org/karaoke to support this worthy cause.
Election Day for the 2022 Primary Election is upon us!

We ask that you take the time to read up on the officials we, as a public safety union, have chosen to support. Gaining the recognition of a public safety union shows proven strength in leadership and compassion, as we want the very best for our communities.

Jeff Gorell
Janice Parvin for Supervisor 2022
Jacqui Irwin
Assemblymember Steve Bennett
Congressman Salud Carbajal
Congresswoman Julia Brownley
Anthony Angelini
Vote Fryhoff 4 Sheriff

Find your polling place: 
(Ventura County) https://recorder.countyofventura.org/vote-center-locations/
(Statewide) https://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/polling-place
VCPFA is proud to endorse Jeff Gorell for Ventura County Supervisor, D2.  Jeff is a former State Assemblyman who has always supported firefighters and their families. He served on the Woolsey Fire Task Force to identify and adopt best practices to help safeguard communities from brushfires and protect the firefighters fighting them. His extensive experience serving as the City of Los Angeles Deputy Mayor for Homeland Security and Public Safety, a criminal prosecutor, and State Legislature demonstrate his commitment to public safety and the community. Jeff is also a Navy veteran, and as they say in the USN, "every sailor is a firefighter".  

Join us in supporting Jeff Gorell for Supervisor.
Before the day is over we'd like to wish those that "keep the wheels turning" in an office a Happy Administrative Professionals Day! (pictured are the 3 responsible for our office at yesterday's golf tournament)

We'd also like to wish our Admin Assistant, Amber well as this is her last week with us. Amber worked for VCPFA for a number of years and re-joined our team a year ago while on her extended stay back in California. Her family will be leaving again soon, as their time here is almost up and their new home will be completed. Thank you for enthusiastically jumping right back into your role like you never left. You will be missed (again)!
Thank you to everyone that supported our first annual Battle of the Badges Golf Tournament. It was a pleasure to partner with Ventura County Deputy Sheriffs' Association (VCDSA)  to make this event happen. Mark your calendars for April 24, 2023!
Thanks for making sure our golfers and guests don't go thirsty! @boozeleague Bunnin Automotive Group PXG 2 More days until Battle of the Badges!
This event would not be possible without our awesome sponsors. Thanks Anthem BlueCross BlueShield @hub_intl @kerncountyfirefighters @venturaortho Bunnin Automotive Group Jacqui Irwin @boozeleague for your Seargent/Engineer Level Sponsorships!
Shout out to our Captain Level Sponsors!

California Fire Foundation 
Oceanview Medical Specialists
United Firefighters of Los Angeles City, IAFF Local-112 
Waste Mangement
loanDepot 
https://www.rlslawyers.com/ 
Send Rover On Over
 https://www.hmsoffice.com/
 CAHP Credit Union
Thank you 
PORAC (Peace Officers Research Association of California) 
Bunnin Automotive Group 
Ventura Orthopedics!
Thank you 
Cookskey & Marenstein https://iodlawfirm.com/
@CrownOfVentura https://www.crownclassicautos.com/
Shout out to our Title Sponsor, Lewis, Marenstein, Wicke, Sherwin & Lee, LLP. 

Thank you for your sponsorship and for protecting the rights of those who protect our communities.
Ventura County Firefighters and Ventura County Deputy Sheriffs' Association (VCDSA) still need a shirt sponsor for the Battle of the Badges Golf Tournament! What better way to support your local first responders and get your name out there? A few Swag sponsorships are also still available. 

For more info, visit www.vcbattleofthebadges.com or give us a call
Join the Ventura County Professional Firefighters Association and the Ventura County Deputy Sheriffs' Association (VCDSA) for the 1st Annual Battle of the Badges Golf Tournament on Tuesday, April 26th.  

visit www.vcbattleofthebadges.com for more info

#golf #battleofthebadges #leo #firefighters #vcfd #vcsheriff
VCPFA wishes you and your loved ones a safe, joyful and healthy holiday season.
It is with a heavy heart that we inform you of the passing of Fire Control Worker Zachary Gregson. He has succumbed to his injuries sustained from an off-duty motorcycle accident that occurred on July 15th, 2021. 

Zachary served on the Ventura County Fire Department’s Hand Crew with his final assignment as Dozer Swamper for Dozer-12. He leaves behind a loving family, a strong group of friends, and a grateful fire department. 

Zachary dedicated his life to helping others by fighting fires. In his last days, that spirit of service to others continued as he has donated his vital organs in a final act of selflessness. It is the family’s hope that his generous spirit will live on through this gift of life.

Thank you to everyone who has supported, donated, and prayed for Zachary and his family over these last few days. We ask that you please continue to keep him and his family in your thoughts and prayers.
Happy Independence Day 🇺🇸  from your Ventura County Firefighters ______________________
𝕃𝕚𝕜𝕖 & 𝕗𝕠𝕝𝕝𝕠𝕨 ✔️

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Twitter: @VCPFA
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I’m case you’re wondering if we are excited for the 4th of July...  🇺🇸

Have a safe 4th of July weekend ! 
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𝕃𝕚𝕜𝕖 & 𝕗𝕠𝕝𝕝𝕠𝕨 ✔️

IG: @Venturacountyfirefighters
FB: Ventura County Firefighters 
Twitter: @VCPFA
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Firefighter/Paramedic Steve Jones, Medic-Engine 34 Thousand Oaks, Faces of your #Venturacountyfirefighters
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#Team 📸: @moorparkfirephotographer
Walking Into fire season like... ⬆️

As the weather seems to get warmer and warmer, your firefighters are gearing up for the challenges ahead. 

You’ll notice “Strike teams” of type 1  & type 3 engines (Teams of 5 engines with 3 to 4 person staffing) being deployed in and out of Ventura County to major fires. You’ll also see in future posts our members that deploy on federal and state wildland management teams, alongside with firefighters that deploy as a single resource. So stay tuned for future stories/posts. 

With these deployments your Ventura County Firefighters will back fill fire stations as we send members out to these incidents. This profession is a calling to serve, and we’ll do just that! 
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𝕃𝕚𝕜𝕖 & 𝕗𝕠𝕝𝕝𝕠𝕨 ✔️

IG: @Venturacountyfirefighters
FB: Ventura County Firefighters 
Twitter: @VCPFA
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#Venturacountyfirefighters
#Venturacountyfire
#Ventura
#Local1364
#VCFD
#Californiafirefighter
#California
#LosAngeles
#Firefighter
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#Paramedic
#trainyourprobie
#ChiefMiller
#Tiller
#Truck
#instadaily 
#instagood
#Heavyequipment
#aviation
#SOCAL
#Teamwork
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Truck days 🇺🇸 #RoofWork #TillerTuesday

From a recent structure fire captured by @moorparkfirephotographer 

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#LosAngeles
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#trainyourprobie
#ChiefMiller
#Tiller
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#instadaily
#instagood
#Heavyequipment
#aviation
#SOCAL
#Teamwork
#Team
Firefighters from Medic Engine 343 sharing the view out on the line tonight in #KernCounty for the #ShellFire 
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𝕃𝕚𝕜𝕖 & 𝕗𝕠𝕝𝕝𝕠𝕨 ✔️

IG: @Venturacountyfirefighters
FB: Ventura County Firefighters 
Twitter: @VCPFA
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#Venturacountyfirefighters
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#Local1364
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#Californiafirefighter
#California
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#trainyourprobie
#ChiefMiller
#Tiller
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“Your task will not be an easy one. Your enemy is well-trained, well equipped and battle-hardened. He will fight savagely…I have full confidence in your courage, devotion to duty and skill in battle. We will accept nothing less than full Victory! Good Luck! And let us all beseech the blessing of Almighty God upon this great and noble undertaking” – General Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Allied Commander #dday #honor #remember
Today our brothers and sisters from LaCo Fire and the families hurt by this tragedy grieve for the loss of a firefighter and the serious injuries of another.   Please take the time to visit their social media pages and help in their campaigns to assist their families. @lacountyfd @iafflocal1014 @lacountyfirefighters
Memorial Day 2021 

Today we honor & remember the sacrifices from the brave men and women who selflessly served our great nation. 
#MemorialDay
#Veterans
#GoldstarFamily
#ThankYouForYourService
Fire season ready 🔥
#Venturacountyfirefighters 
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#Ventura
#Local1364
#VCFD
#Californiafirefighter
#California
#LosAngeles
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#trainyourprobie
#ChiefMiller
#Tiller
#Truck
#instadaily
#instagood
#Heavyequipment
#aviation
#SOCAL
#Teamwork
#Team                                        📸: @bperezf
Last week Academy 58 put in the work on the #VCFD burn props running scenario after scenario preparing for their week of “ride outs” in the field. 

This week all academy 58 recruits are riding alongside firefighters in the field learning first hand how to put all the pieces of the puzzle together. After this week they’ll return back to the academy for graduation and then they’ll be assigned to engine and truck companies during probation. 

It’s during this probationary period that your firefighters are tested daily, physically and mentally trained, and properly mentored on how to be successful in this career. 

This isn’t their last week to ask questions about the job, it’s a career of constant learning. However after this week they’ll be relied upon by their companies and the public to do the best job possible. 

Good luck 58!
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Get out there and train! E41 testing out the TFT Blitzfire portable monitor, this new tool is making its way throughout the department for some R&D. Our training division leads the charge in bringing new equipment to the field & it’s your firefighters that put it to the test! 

This piece of equipment hooks up to the end of a hose line allowing a single firefighter to stretch the hose, carry the equipment, and start flowing water seamlessly. In under 2 minutes there could be 500 gallons of water flowing, unattended, so our firefighters can perform other important tasks. 
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#trainyourprobie
#ChiefMiller
#Tiller
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#instadaily
#instagood
#Heavyequipment
#aviation
#SOCAL
#Teamwork
#Team
“There is no shortcut, there is no hack, there’s only one way... so get after it” - Jocko Willink #discipline
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#Teamwork
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Firefighter Josh Varnum, Crew 12 Crew Boss, Faces of your #Venturacountyfirefighters
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#Tiller
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#instagood
#Heavyequipment
#aviation
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#Teamwork
#Team 📸: @jonathanstp05
Firefighter/Paramedic Christopher Mercer, Medic-Engine 43 East Simi Valley, Faces of your #Venturacountyfirefighters
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#trainyourprobie
#ChiefMiller
#Tiller
#Truck
#instadaily
#instagood
#Heavyequipment
#aviation
#SOCAL
#Teamwork
#Team 📸: @415firephoto
If you live in the city of #Ventura take the time and get involved on April 21st for a special city council meeting regarding your #VenturaCityFire and support your @venturafireassociation                Repost from @venturafireassociation
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“Attention Ventura City Residents”

The safety of your family and our community is the highest priority for your Ventura City Firefighters. Please join us at a Special Council Meeting regarding the safety of our great City

If you live in Ventura City and support your local Ventura City Firefighters tune into the **Special City Council Meeting** April 21st at 6pm

The City of Ventura conducted a nearly 2 year long performance study on your local fire department. This study found necessary improvements to your public safety and we want the citizens to be informed. 

We not only work in this beautiful city, but we also live here and are an active part of the community. We are asking for your support by joining in on the meeting and joining the discussion on what our city needs. 

The meeting can be accessed via the city’s YouTube Channel, Webex and local cable television.

Join a Web Ex meetingLIVE: https://cityofventura.webex.com/cityofventura/onstage/g.php?MTID=e21a8d904 117c309755ac736a5de0ea57

Watch a live stream of the meeting at https://www.cityofventura.ca.gov/718/Videos, YouTube at https://www.YouTube.com/cityofventura/live or on Cable TV – Channel 15, live and replayed as listed on CAPS media schedule.

 ⁃ Ventura City Fire Association L3431

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This week is National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, where we recognize those in an extremely thankless job. Our dispatch center dubbed, Ventura, dispatch all fire and EMS responses for us in #VenturaCounty 

They answer the call and get the wheels rolling in order to try and save someone’s life, often without ever knowing the outcome. Their training, professionalism and passion for the job are heard everyday. 

Thank you for answering the call day and night. We know it’s not easy hearing someone experience their worst day, let alone gather enough information to get them the right help. Without you we couldn’t do it!

Also thank you B-Shift for sending in the group photo ! 📸
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𝕃𝕚𝕜𝕖 & 𝕗𝕠𝕝𝕝𝕠𝕨 ✔️
IG: @Venturacountyfirefighters
FB: Ventura County Firefighters 
Twitter: @VCPFA
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#Ventura
#Local1364
#VCFD
#Californiafirefighter
#California
#LosAngeles
#Firefighter
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#trainyourprobie
#ChiefMiller
#Tiller
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#instagood
#Heavyequipment
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#Teamwork
#Team
The driver and only occupant made it safely out of the vehicle, however from this photo that might not be your first assumption. 

Engine 45, 47 & Quint 44 responded to this semi truck on fire in #SimiValley

Firefighters acted quickly pulling multiple hose lines and knocked down the fire within a couple minutes. There are a lot of factors to consider with this call such as: location of the occupants, roadway safety, water source and securing a loaded semi that was going uphill. 

All these hazards are taken care of within minutes of firefighters getting on scene. Please make sure when you see us responding to an incident to pull over to the right in a safe location & slow down and give plenty of space to those working on scene. 
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𝕃𝕚𝕜𝕖 & 𝕗𝕠𝕝𝕝𝕠𝕨 ✔️

IG: @Venturacountyfirefighters
FB: Ventura County Firefighters 
Twitter: @VCPFA
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#trainyourprobie
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Engine Co. 41 wrapping up a call in one of the beautiful communities we get to serve! #Venturacountyfirefighters
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#rope
#Rescue
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Some stations get all the luck with their visitors! #happyeaster 
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𝕃𝕚𝕜𝕖 & 𝕗𝕠𝕝𝕝𝕠𝕨 ✔️

IG: @Venturacountyfirefighters
FB: Ventura County Firefighters 
Twitter: @VCPFA
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Christine Saqui, Arson Investigator-13 Faces of your #Venturacountyfirefighters
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#Team 📸: @jclinton1180
Truck ops #Venturacountyfirefighters
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📸: @vcfdphoto
A job well done 👍#Venturacountyfirefighters
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📸: @415firephoto
Happy International Women’s Day!

It’s a day to recognize women in history who are trailblazers in their own field and the women who help make up Ventura County Fire are no different! 

We don’t need to look far to highlight women within our agency as women make up every part of #VCFD from Dispatchers, Human Resources, EMS Nurses, Fire Investigators, Tactical Paramedics, and Firefighters. 

Hard work and dedication goes without question and for that we celebrate you. #InternationalWomensDay
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𝕃𝕚𝕜𝕖 & 𝕗𝕠𝕝𝕝𝕠𝕨 ✔️

IG: @Venturacountyfirefighters
FB: Ventura County Firefighters 
Twitter: @VCPFA
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On their way to the next one... #Venturacountyfirefighters
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#Team 📸: @oz_manzano
Engineer Driscoll, Engine 41 Simi Valley, Faces of your #Venturacountyfirefighters
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#Team 📸: @jclinton1180
Putting in the time at the pump panel #Venturacountyfirefighters
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📸: @luckystreetshots
Captain Heath, Superintendent Crew 11, Faces of your #Venturacountyfirefighters
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This is where the work gets put in, on the fire ground. #Venturacountyfirefighters
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Water always wins! #Venturacountyfirefighters
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📸: @highline.cr2
Smiling into the weekend !

Happy Friday everyone, have a safe weekend from your Ventura County Firefighters.
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𝕃𝕚𝕜𝕖 & 𝕗𝕠𝕝𝕝𝕠𝕨 ✔️
IG: @Venturacountyfirefighters
FB: Ventura County Firefighters 
Twitter: @VCPFA
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#trainyourprobie
#ChiefMiller
#Tiller
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Truck 35 - Newbury Park, CA

Time to get out there and train! Here Engineer Campbell is bringing down the ladder after giving a rope rescue drill. 
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Here are your #VenturaCountyFirefighters from Crew 11 & 12, our wildland fire control workers, taking a break from the fire line to document the hard work the crews put in this fire season.  

There are limitless ways for you to become a firefighter but one GREAT path is that of our Fire Control Workers. If you get hired on seasonally you have the opportunity to earn a permanent position in the wildland division. Starting here you’ll gain knowledge of the fire service, wildland firefighting, and get to learn about our agency from the inside. 

A large portion of the recruits for our fire academies come from these two crews. They prove their ability to work hard and it pays off in the end. Whatever way you come to us we’ll train to you and welcome you to the family, but putting in the work is on you!
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Let’s go Academy 58! 

#riseandgrind 
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Our spotlight today is on our Honor Guard. They represent all of us at VCFD in the finest light during formal awards, parades, promotions, graduations and memorials. These members choose to be apart of a centuries old tradition of honoring our members, participating in civic events and honoring the fallen. 

Our Honor Guard members train in different elements of drill and ceremony. This consists of marching, flag etiquette, and for planned events throughout the year. Many of our members who participate in the Honor Guard have also served our country in the military and their continued service showcases their commitment to be apart of something bigger than themselves. These members find a calling in tradition and service to others.
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Let’s congratulate another promotion! Captain Johnathan Tolle, currently assigned as our COVID Officer in the EMS division.

He has served throughout the county from fire stations 43, 32, 36, 34, and Air Unit as a full time Crew Chief. After serving the county for nine years as a firefighter/paramedic, we are happy to now watch him serve as a captain. 

Beyond his normal duties, Captain Tolle has served on our air unit and apparatus cadres. These separate cadres are made up of firefighters who take time away from their normal schedule to help keep the wheels rolling within that specialty. The air unit cadre develops the training for the aviation unit, flight paramedics, crew chief, and search & rescue teams who work either full time or as a collateral assignment. He is also a part of the apparatus cadre, which has designed our future medic squads being added to the fleet. 

We congratulate you on your promotion and wish you the best of luck ! - L1364
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100ft up! 🇺🇸
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Today we’d like to highlight our Firefighter/Paramedics and their critical role in the EMS system and their dedication to providing the communities they serve the highest level of care possible. Your Ventura County Firefighters provide prehospital care as EMTs (BLS) or as paramedics (ALS). 

We specialize in a multitude of different fields and being a paramedic is absolutely another speciality one can obtain after getting hired or have prior to applying. Most come to us with prior experience or they voluntarily sign up to go to paramedic school after probation. Schooling in total consists of a year of classroom learning, hospital rotations and a field internship. 

Beyond this training our firefighters in Ventura County “Upgrade” from a level I to a level II paramedic by working under the direct supervision of a senior Firefighter-Paramedic. Earning the status of a level II Medic allows that individual to work as the sole paramedic with an Engineer & Captain (EMTs). 

Firefighter-paramedics have all the normal responsibilities of a firefighter with the added responsibility of providing advanced life support to the public. This consist of medical intubation, starting IVs, pushing/handling of narcotics etc... After being a qualified paramedic they are able to work in the aviation unit, Tactical Emergency Medicine, squads and the list goes on. 

We are extremely fortunate to have these members on our team when those critical calls go out. Our Firefighter-Paramedics are placed throughout the county between BLS VCFD fire stations and the location/distance of paramedic ambulances. 

📸 : FFPM Chris Walker, Fire station 43
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“Everybody can be great...because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.”

― Martin Luther King Jr.
Let’s congratulate our newest promotion of the year! First up Captain Steve Chandler, Currently assigned to Truck-54 in Camarillo.

He has served throughout the county from fire stations: 41, 26, 33, 44, 43, 28 & 46. After serving the county for 14 years from the rank of firefighter to engineer we are happy to now watch him serve as a captain. 

Beyond his normal duties, Captain Chandler has served on our auto extrication and S.C.B.A cadres. These separate cadres are made up of firefighters who take time away from their normal schedule to help keep the wheels rolling. Our auto extrication or Auto X cadre teaches our trainees how to properly secure vehicles that have been in accidents and how to use the “jaws of life” to cut patients out of cars. The S.C.BA ( Self contained breathing apparatus) cadre also teaches our newest recruits how to operate and become familiar using our equipment used in firefighting operations. They also provide training and inspections on equipment throughout the department.

We congratulate you on your promotion and wish you the best of luck ! - L1364
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Today your Ventura Co. Firefighters had the opportunity to take a staff ride to the Cory Iverson memorial. These staff rides are an opportunity for firefighters, engineers, captains and fire chiefs to learn about the horrible incidents that take the lives of our firefighters. We could read from a PowerPoint of all the mistakes, accidents, and near mishaps. 

However it’s important to create a human connection for brand new firefighters to the most senior fire chiefs. Your firefighters walk the path of the fallen and take a deeper look into what happened that day. Having the ability to participate in these staff rides provide such an important learning lesson to not have history repeat itself and helps create a closer connection to our fallen brothers and sisters. 

Linked to our story is the Iverson Foundation, please take a look. 
Cory Iverson:
Fire Engineer 
CALFIRE - San Diego County
LODD 12/14/2017 - Thomas Fire, Fillmore, CA Ventura County
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Truck-54 views...🇺🇸

#tillertuesday
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Truck 41 - Downtown Simi Valley 🇺🇸
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As we start off the New Year we would like to welcome 29 new Firefighter Trainees and wish them the best of luck on their 20 week fire academy. 

They start next week in Fire Academy 58 and will be welcomed into the fire family with open arms. Although we welcome our newest addition into L1364 and add to our firefighter ranks, it’s up to every individual to prove their worth, show some grit, and endure the hardships that come with starting a career in the fire service. 

As they start their journey we’ll make sure to introduce them all and show you their progress. This photo is from a previous academy and takes place during the “Ladders” portion, where recruits learn the in and outs of ladder use on the fire ground. This can be a tough time for recruits physically and mentally. However, this photo captures about 30 seconds of laughter and surprise when the fire ground sang happy birthday to another recruit as she waved her arms like a conductor of a orchestra. 

We look forward to these moments with our newest recruits. Get ready 58...
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#ThrowBackThursday 

On a large residential structure fire you can see Medic Rescue Engine 40 flowing water from the top of the ladder during defensive operations ~ Circa 2008 #tbt 

#MRE40NoLonger
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Dozer 12 🇺🇸

During fire season our dozer operators stay extremely busy with their work on fighting wildland fires. However the rest of the year has an “Off season”. While they use their heavy equipment to build or improve our training grounds, they still remain ready for emergency operations. Flood responses, debris removal and overhaul are just some of the calls our dozer operators respond too. 

#TrackAttack #BullDozer
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Quint-44... Ready for the next call.

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🚒🎄🎁  From our family to yours, have a wonderful day! 
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Captain Jack Nosco is retiring after 37 years of dedicated service to communities of Ventura County! He’s retiring out of station 34 which is arguably our busiest station and Captain Nosco has made it look easy at the young age of 58. You should slow down during retirement sir. For those that don’t know him he’s an 3xUltraman, double/triple Ironman & LA marathon legacy.  So taking it slow might not be his thing. 

Here he is, on what was probably his last TC (traffic collision) & Capt. Nosco is showing the same amount of care as he did the day he started. 

“It’s been real working with you. Enjoy your retirement and new journies, we’ll miss you on the big one.” - 34s Firefighter

- Jack, my entire career you have set such a high example of delivering service to our communities, you are a perfect example of starting this profession strong and finishing strong.  The legacy you are leaving is nothing less than professional.  I have always appreciated our friendship and I am truly going to miss you.  Enjoy your retirement Sir. “Full Throttle” - Dan Craig
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We have seen tremendous support for the #sparkoflove toy drive! You still have time to donate if you’d like to, follow the link on our story or go here ➡️ VCFD.ORG/Spark-of-love-toy-drive

DROP OFF A TOY: Now through Christmas Eve, you can drop off new, unwrapped toys or sports equipment at any PARTICIPATING LOCATIONS. Click the link to locate a donation drop off location!

DONATE ONLINE: https://www.vcpfa.org/spark-of-love-2020
To make a donation via credit card to the Ventura County Professional Firefighters Association Charity Fund, click the ‘Make a Donation’ button. All proceeds will go to buying toys or sports equipment for the children and are tax-deductible. TIN # 47-2253294

BUY A TOY: Myregistry.com/giftlist/sparkoflove
All purchases made online will be delivered to Toy Central for distribution
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🚨Link in Bio🚨 take the time to help our #Firefamily Sawyer Garnsey, whose dad is an Engineer with us at Ventura County Fire... Help if you can & share as much as possible. 

Thirteen year old, Sawyer Garnsey, was recently diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma. Ewing Sarcoma is a rare and aggressive cancer that occurs in bones or the soft tissue around the bones that can spread (metastasize) to the lungs, other bones, and bone marrow potentially causing life-threatening complications.
 
Sawyer has begun a very aggressive chemotherapy treatment. She has experienced some complications from the chemo which have resulted in additional days spent in the hospital. As you can imagine, this has placed a  financial burden on her family. Sawyer’s dad, Brandon Garnsey, is an Engineer with VCFD, as well as a cancer survivor himself.
 
Just to give you an idea of how awesome this girl is, Sawyer made the decision to cut all of her hair off before she lost it from the chemo so that she could donate it to someone else who needs it
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🚨Link in Bio🚨 take the time to help our #Firefamily Sawyer Garnsey, whose dad is an Engineer with us at Ventura County Fire... Help if you can & share as much as possible. 

Thirteen year old, Sawyer Garnsey, was recently diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma. Ewing Sarcoma is a rare and aggressive cancer that occurs in bones or the soft tissue around the bones that can spread (metastasize) to the lungs, other bones, and bone marrow potentially causing life-threatening complications.
 
Sawyer has begun a very aggressive chemotherapy treatment. She has experienced some complications from the chemo which have resulted in additional days spent in the hospital. As you can imagine, this has placed a  financial burden on her family. Sawyer’s dad, Brandon Garnsey, is an Engineer with VCFD, as well as a cancer survivor himself. So they are one tough family ! Who like most need help during difficult times. 
 
Just to give you an idea of how tough this girl is, Sawyer made the decision to cut all of her hair off before she lost it from the chemo so that she could donate it to someone else who needs it
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When you see firefighters around town, you’ll notice some obvious changes. We are taking all the precautions to make sure we are healthy and able to respond to your emergency. 

Our normal station uniform has had the addition of procedure masks and there has been a change to uniforms on 911 calls. 

For medical calls we are wearing EXTRA PPE. Our equipment consist of:
Medical goggles
Gloves
An EMS jacket and/or medical gown
N95 respirators.

You will see our firefighters taking the extra time to don their PPE prior to any patient contact on emergency scenes.  These necessary extra steps help our entire workforce remain healthy and ready to respond to the next emergency

The extra PPE isn’t going to keep us safe alone. We are also taking steps to decontaminate our medical equipment on scene as well. We are in this together and are here for you. #Community 
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Winter time at Station-56 🏄‍♂️🏝 County Line/Malibu 

It’s extremely rewarding to serve the communities that make up #VenturaCounty #community 
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Choose a job you love and you’ll never work a day in your life 🇺🇸

*Pre- COVID*😷
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🚨🔥 Ventura County Firefighters 🔥🚨

Can you feel the heat?

Here is Rescue engine- 27 on scene of the Cornell fire last week!
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“Everyone have a safe weekend !” - Station 46 
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“There is no such thing as a weekend. This is an everyday gig: Everyday is Monday” - @jockowillink  

📸: @bperezf 
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Yup those were Santa Ana winds alright! 😂

This is what most of us look like... or at least feel like after SoCal wind events.

We hope everyone is staying safe during these trying times and got a good laugh from our poor engineer ! 😅
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“December 7, 1941 — a date which will live in infamy...”

Today all of our fire stations fly the American flag at half staff in remembrance of those service members who paid the ultimate sacrifice that day and in the battles that followed.
Happy thanksgiving!

Holiday or not we are on the job and ready to serve you !

Accidents and tragedies don’t wait for the holidays to pass. So firefighters staff our stations 24/7/365!

As our firefighters are away from our actual families, we get to celebrate with our fire family. We’ll share our holiday with you in our Instagram story... stay tuned !
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Here you can see a firefighter standing by for water in an tempt to put out this tree and the surrounding wilderness. 

This photo to some can look amazing scary and beautiful at the same time due to the fire danger and the nature aspect. 

This firefighter knows exactly the danger that surrounds him, falling trees, shifts in wind, and the potential to run out of water. 

Our firefighters are “All risk” and respond to almost very type of 911 call. That being said our wildland knowledge is second to none and we carry that reputation proudly. 

This photo was from a previous incident this summer. 
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Hey Captain,

This saying is something you’ll get used to hearing. Congratulations to Captain Jamie Hidalgo!!

He is leaving station 30 as an engineer and promoting to Engine - 85, where he’ll continue to serve those in Thousand Oaks. 

Your depth of knowledge is heavily relied upon and your eagerness to continue to learn will inspire those who get to work alongside you. The guys on Engine-30 finally got their new engineer they’ve been wanting & gave you the boot... but I’m sure that’s just tough love!

Enjoy the new responsibilities Capt!

This photo and gathering was held weeks prior to the stay at home order and only members from within the household were present for a photo-op. 
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There are a lot of new drivers on the road!

Congrats to Robert Molina (second from left) to your promotion to engineer! He’s leaving one of our busiest fire houses, Medic rescue engine - 31, that serves the community #Westlake

He’ll now be serving the community of Thousand Oaks aboard engine-30, congrats!

From your former crew at 31’s “Your drive and dedication to the fire service will carry you into your new engineer position. We also hate to lose one of the best fellow firefighters anyone could ask for!”

The promotion gathering was held outside, where the crew gathered momentarily for a photo, then maintained social distancing. 
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Engineer 45 at the pump panel!

Our engineers are our biggest safety net in the fire service. They make sure we get to calls quickly and safely when the alarm sounds. They also provide the firefighter at the end of the nozzle their life line, water. Here you can see our engineer breaking down his thought process of how much water he can send the firefighter on the hose line. Flowing water isn’t as simple as turning on a garden hose and getting what you get. 

We need sufficient amounts of water at certain pressures in order to knock down the fire and provide a safety for those firefighters inside of a burning building. This process can be even more complicated when flowing multiple hose lines varying in different diameters. When they do their job right, everyone goes home happy. When something goes wrong, it can be detrimental to those on the fire ground. 

The direct actions from our crews continually show the dedication to the job, which leads us to believe we have some of the best engineers out there. 
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Another new engineer!

Congratulations to Ethan Miller on his promotion to Engineer, he’s leaving station 40 as a paramedic-firefighter. There he was a critical member of our US&R (Urban search and rescue) team aboard USAR-40. He’s heading to Engine-35, one of our engine/truck fire houses. Good luck Paramedic-Engineer Miller. 

This promotion gathering was held inside the engine bay with doors open to allow air flow and our crew gathered momentarily for a quick photo, to maintain social distancing guidelines. 
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🔥 Truck work 🔥 Firefighter from Truck-35 using the rotary saw to forcibly open a shipping container that was full of fireworks and blowing out smoke. 

Our engine firefighters focus on suppression and utilize our hose lines to extinguish the fire. Our truckers and rescue companies are labeled “Support Companies”  due to their role in supporting fire attack by utilizing saws, forcible entry tools, ground & aerial ladders, and auto extraction tools. These firefighters are highly specialized and always appreciated when there is work to be done. 
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It’s a cold morning out in Lockwood Valley! 

#BestJobInTheWorld
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A congratulations is in order ! Lance Cambell (second from left) & Kyle Morrell (fourth from left) are on their way to the rank of Engineer. 

From your old crew over at Engine and Truck 35: “Your hard work and dedication to honing your craft has earned you the #1 & #2 spot on the promotion list... you two have earned it! Good luck boys”

This badge pinning was held in the apparatus bay with all bay doors open, allowing clean air flow. The crews gathered momentarily for a quick photo together and then maintained social distancing. 
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A congratulations is in order ! Lance Cambell (second from left) & Kyle Morrell (fourth from left) are on their way to the rank of Engineer. 

From your old crew over at Engine and Truck 35: “Your hard work and dedication to honing your craft has earned you the #1 & #2 spot on the promotion list... you two have earned it! Good luck boys”

This badge pinning was held in the apparatus bay with all bay doors open, allowing clean air flow. The crews gathered momentarily for a quick photo together and then maintained social distancing. 
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Thank you to veterans everywhere today who have served our country honorably! Also thank you to the veterans who call Ventura County Fire home, your willingness serve and military training bring unmeasurable value to our fire family. 

Again, from all those at the Ventura County Professional Firefighters Association L1364 #ThankYou #VeteransDay
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Congratulations to our newest captain promotion this year to Captain Erik Niemann. He’s one knowledgeable firefighter, Engineer, and will continue to educate himself in this new rank. As more of our new firefighters & engineers make the cut for promotions, we’ll make sure to snap a photo and give our well wishes.

We are always happy to see the our brothers and sisters achieve milestones such as this! 

This small gathering was held outside with only members of his household.
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It’s almost that time again!Here’s Squad 50 and our aviation unit from last year on a medical call in Lockwood Valley. Our firefighters, who are a part of our air unit, are invaluable when it comes to protecting and serving our citizens here in Ventura County. 

Our aviation unit has a permanent helicopter manager, two full time firefighter/crew chiefs, and multiple collateral crew chief positions for our firefighter paramedics. Our dedication to serving the county goes well beyond the minimum scheduled shifts each month. Everything outside of the normal firefighter position has dedicated personnel voluntarily making themselves better by learning a new skill, and our citizens directly benefit from that commitment.  
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Two years ago, our community of Thousand Oaks was shattered by a truly horrible act that took the lives of 12 innocent souls. Today we remember them.

In the aftermath of this shooting, we continue to train with our local law enforcement to ensure we are fully prepared to handle any situation. Select firefighters have cross-trained as tactical medics to ensure we can provide immediate care to our local law enforcement officers and civilian victims during acts of violence. As firefighters, we train to help others and become part of the community we serve. That night, our community grieved and today we honor who they were.  #BL12 #4S3 #BorderlineStrong #TOStrong
Time to go to work 🔥

📸: @2366media 
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Captain of Medic Rescue Engine 31, after a structure fire in Thousand Oaks. The quick actions of our leaders in every rank allow us to accomplish the job without delay and successfully. 

📸: @jonathanstp05 
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#blueridgefire #orangecounty 

14,334 Acres burned, 30% contained, 1 structured loss and 7 damaged. Stay safe out there!

📸: @studlysteadman 
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📸: @studlysteadman 
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#nationalfirstrespondersday 

Thank you for instilling your faith in us to serve you - We work hard to maintain that trust and are here to serve whoever calls. 

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A #gofundme has been established for the @ocfirefighters who were burned and are critically injured after fighting the current fires down in Orange County. We will continue to share the link in our story for those who can help. Your Ventura County Firefighters stand with #OCFA during this tragic time. #orangecountyfirefighters
One huge part of the fire service is station pride and how we represent our individual stations or assignments. All of our firefighters “bid” a fire station by using seniority to decide where to work, then it falls upon everyone in that fire house to make their own station T-shirts, Belt buckles, challenge coins etc... Here you can see everyone from our mechanics and heavy equipment operators to firefighters showing off that pride by making their own belt buckles. #stationpride 

Work done by @moorparkmetals 

Ask in the comments below: What you would like to know about your firefighters and the multiple “Jobs” you can have as a firefighter. We’ll answer your questions in future posts 🔥
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Truck 54 🇺🇸

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California’s unofficial state bird !

#TBT To the Sand Fire out in Santa Clarita a few years ago! Remember most of our images are taken from our men and women out on the fire line, who want to show you what it is we do and what we see! We hope it highlights parts of the job that are unfamiliar to the general public. 

Ask in the comments below: What you would like to know about your firefighters and the multiple “Jobs” you can have as a firefighter. We’ll answer your questions in future posts 🔥
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If there’s time to lean there’s time to clean... or take a shower - either one! 

In all fairness, here’s a shot of our members taking a break after one of the many fires we’ve had this year. A break like this helps us get ready for the next job as well as bringing up morale. #staysafe

Ask in the comments below: What you would like to know about your firefighters and the multiple “Jobs” you can have as a firefighter. We’ll answer your questions in future posts 🔥
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Good morning from Truck Co. 54 🇺🇸 #tillertuesday 

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Doesn’t get any better of a view... well I guess it depends on who you ask! 🇺🇸 #station56 #malibu

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Here you can see the crews “breaking down” hose and taking down our ground ladders after a kitchen fire in #Thousandoaks

One of the firefighters shown was just off probation, a demanding and intensive infield training, that continues after the VCFD regional academy. During probation, a firefighter is trained on all aspects of the job, but it’s important to remember after completing probation, the learning never stops.  That same firefighter is talking ladder placement and building construction while getting ready for the next call, setting the example. 📸 credit: @vcfdbuff 

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After 21 days out on the #Creekfire your Ventura County firefighters are on their way home! These firefighters are going back to the stations to fulfill their normal assignments. When the department is asked to send out strike teams your firefighters step up to the challenge and backfill stations ensuring there is always a fire engine to respond-to 911 calls. 

The Creek Fire burned as of now 322,089 Acres and is 48% contained🔥

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Firefighter 29 getting his own “size up” before going to work. 

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Now this is how you make wildland firefighting look good! … not safe but good! #oldschool 

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It’s a diverse county and some views can’t be beat! Here’s the sunset from last night out in #Malibu

Sometimes when life gets a bit stressful you need to take a cruise & that’s what the Firefighters from Station 56 from County Line in Malibu did! Driving our area of responsibility gives you the advantage of seeing home layouts, pre-panning for incidents, and keeps morale up!

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Night Ops. 

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You get to see some pretty cool things on the job. While providing structure protection your firefighters were given a tour of the facility they were protecting which was the @mtwilsonobservatory ... #nbd 

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Sometimes the hydrant shut valve is located just far enough you won’t get wet. And other times you just have to decide what clothes you want to get wet in! Here is Engine Co. 45 & Truck Co. 41 doing what needs to be done. 📸 credit: @415firephoto 

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Sometimes you have to fight fire with fire! Here you can see some of our members burning off vegetation from the “green” area to the fire line. 

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Living the dream! 

From Engine Co. 21 in downtown Ojai, we hope everyone had a great day and has a safe weekend! 

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Good morning from the #creekfire !Cold air, cowboy coffee, and cracking jokes pretty much sums up this photo. 

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Brothers and Sisters
 
Four years ago today, we lost one of our own in the line of duty. Ryan Osler was a friend to those who knew him and a brother to those that had the opportunity to work alongside of him. Over the past four years, members have created times to honor the memory of Ryan, coming together in a time of remembrance and fellowship, some on a memorial ride to the crash site, or on a boat attempting to limit on tuna.  Others just take the time to remember Otter in their own way.

Today, on the fourth anniversary of his passing, I humbly ask that all of us that were blessed to know him to take a moment not only to remember Otter but to reflect on the sense of unity and connectedness that we all felt while we were grieving our loss.  The time following his death, we came together to comfort one another and lift each other up while we were hurting inside. We, as a local and as a department, are at our finest when we put each other's needs and concerns before our own; today, I ask that we do that again.  To those who did not know Ryan, I ask that you remember the oath that you took, the commitment you made to sacrifice your own needs so that you can help others, both in the community and in the fire station.

Four years ago, we suffered an unimaginable loss, but from that loss, we found something that united us and became what a real brotherhood and sisterhood should be. My prayer is that we never have to experience a loss like that again and that we remember to put others before ourselves.

Stay safe, and remember to take care of one another.
 
In solidarity
Kevin Aguayo
President
VCPFA Local 1364
Here is a shot from the #BobcatFire We currently have multiple members assigned to the aerial ignitions burn team. They are supporting a burn operation throughout multiple divisions on the fire. Sometimes you have to fight fire with fire ! 

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At this year’s memorial service, the IAFF will add 245 fallen fire fighters from the United States and Canada to the Wall of Honor. Three of those names come from the Ventura County Fire Department. They are listed below as they will be listed upon the wall. Name, IAFF local, state/province and date of death. #Honorthefallen

John W. Spiker - L1364 - Ventura County, CA, - 12/20/2013

Rueben J. Murrieta - L1364 - Ventura County, CA, - 10/12/2018

Gary D. Oliver - L1364 - Ventura County, CA, - 02/16/2019

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Those same Ventura County Firefighters you see at your local fire station are the same ones here acting as Crew Chiefs, Flight Paramedics and search and rescue crews. There are a couple full time positions at the aviation unit but the rest of the crew members do this in addition to their normal Engine or Support Co. assignment. We do this mission in combination with @venturacountydsa Both associations have a great desire and passion to serve. 

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Here is a birds eye view from your Ventura County Firefighters on one of the new FireHawk helicopters. We’ll have a second post later today to show you what this helicopter looks while out flying!

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Captain from Engine Co. 30 dressing down from a recent structure fire
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Walking back from a job well done
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Ladder 118s final run - 9/11/2001
This is who we are... your Ventura County Firefighters
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We are profoundly saddened by the loss of United Firefighters of Los Angeles City, IAFF Local-112  active duty Firefighter III / Paramedic Jose M. Perez who passed away on July 25, 2020 due to COVID-19 compilations. Jose was 44 years old and leaves behind a wife and three children. Our heartfelt sympathies go out to the Perez family during this difficult time.
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Join us in a show of support for the Men & Women of the Los Angeles City Fire Department. May their courage, strength and faith aid in the challenging road ahead. ——————————🟥🟥🟥🟥🟥🟥🟥 🟥🟥——————————Please follow the links below for information on what we can all do to help. https://www.instagram.com/losangelesfiredepartment/ http://www.twitter.com/lafd
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