Ventura County Fire Department


3-Acre Fire Burns in Fillmore

Ventura County fire crews and U.S. Forest Service Crews were fighting a 3 acre brush fire in Fillmore near the edge of the Los Padres National Forest on Thursday afternoon.


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Crews Rescue Raccoon Stuck In Camarillo Drain Pipe

Firefighters Thursday rescued a raccoon snared in a drain pipe in Camarillo, officials said.


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Ventura County Firefighters Respond To Westlake Village House Fire

Ventura County firefighters Thursday were responding to a fire at a home in Westlake Village.


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Explosion, Fire At Santa Paula Wastewater Plant Sickens Dozens

A chemical spill sparked multiple explosions, sickening dozens and forcing nearby residents to evacuate their Ventura County homes on Tuesday.


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Camarillo Springs Residents Return To Muddy Mess

Some Camarillo-area residents spent Saturday cleaning up the mess left behind when a massive mud flow came down a hillside behind their homes on San Como Lane.


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Off-Duty Arcadia Firefighter Goes Missing While Camping Near Fillmore

A search is underway for an off-duty Arcadia firefighter and paramedic who went missing last week while camping outside of Fillmore, officials said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/16/2014

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Southland Residents Urged To Be Prepared For Wildfires

Fire agencies around the Southland urged residents to be prepared for the possibility of wildfires.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/07/2014

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Snake Sightings Increase As Southland Temperatures Rise

Warm weather in the Southland has prompted an increase in snake sightings.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/05/2014

Father, Son Drown While Attempting To Fix Pool In Piru

Two men died after a drowning accident over the weekend in Ventura County, authorities announced Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/10/2013

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Firefighters Gain Control Of 40-Acre Grass Fire In Simi Valley

Firefighters battled a 40-acre grass fire in Simi Valley Thursday afternoon.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/06/2013

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Springs Fire 75% Contained, All Evacuation Orders Lifted

The Springs Fire, which has burned 28,000 acres in Ventura County, was 60 percent contained Sunday morning, according to the Ventura County Fire Department.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/05/2013

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Fillmore Brush Fire Contained, Evacuation Orders Lifted

A 148-acre brush fire was 80 percent contained Tuesday morning, according to the Ventura County Fire Department.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/09/2013

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Emma Zen Foundation To Donate Pet Oxygen Masks For Ventura Co. Fire Engines

The Emma Zen Foundation will donate nearly 100 pet oxygen masks to the Ventura County Fire Department Thursday.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/25/2013

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Woman Rescued After Car Plunges Over Simi Valley Cliff

A woman battled cold temperatures overnight Tuesday after her car plunged over a cliff in Simi Valley.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/02/2012


Woman Killed In Thousand Oaks Apartment Fire

Ventura County fire investigators are combing through the rubble of an apartment fire that killed a woman and displaced 12 people early Thursday.