News Flash

Posted on: July 20, 2022

You're invited: Public Safety Community Block Party

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Community members are invited to join the Ventura Police & Fire Departments for a free, community block party from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 20, 2022. This family-friendly event will be hosted at the Police and Fire Headquarters.

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

Brett Reed selected as Ventura's Fire Marshal

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As the City’s Fire Marshal, Brett will oversee community risk reduction programs in the department’s Fire Prevention division.

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Award for Exceptional Duty: Captain Mark Nielsen

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Captain Nielsen was honored for his ingenuity in providing life-saving service, going above and beyond the call of duty, and upholding the department’s core values.

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Firefighter-Paramedic James Kenney honored with the Greg Andrews Safety Award

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Kenney devoted hundreds of hours on developing maps for crew responses to several of Ventura’s large complexes. Without these critical maps and level of detail required to design them, lifesaving minutes navigating buildings would be lost.

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Fire Prevention Employee of the Year: Danielle Motherspaw

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Danielle provides exceptional service with a smile, can be called upon at any time to assist a coworker, and demonstrates pride in producing quality work.

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Engineer Kyle Tong selected as Paramedic of the Year

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Kyle has worked tirelessly on grant opportunities for the department, including a grant where we were able to purchase LUCAS CPR devices for each apparatus.

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Engineer Eric Craddock honored as Firefighter of the Year

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Craddock was selected for his dedication to fire and rescue training, leading the oversight at the Fire Training grounds, and embodying the highest standards of the fire service.

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

Brush clearance notices mailed to property owners in the City of Ventura

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One of the best defenses to protect against wildfire is to clear flammable grass, trees, and shrubs away from structures and create a defensible space around properties.

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Video Series: Fire Safety in 60 Seconds

Fire Safety in 60 Seconds

A video series containing valuable fire safety information created for Ventura residents. Check it out!

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