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Firefighter Rescues Blind Dog Lost in Woods for 8 days, Refuses Reward

Firefighter Rescues Blind Dog Lost in Woods for 8 days, Refuses Reward

Firefighter Dan Estrada is being hailed as a hero after he took a leisurely stroll into the woods only to emerge with a beloved blind family dog – who had been missing for eight days – slung over his shoulders. 12-year-old Sage the dog had been reported missing from his family home in San Lorenzo […]

Person Swept Away by Swift Water / Three Rescued in Newbury Park

Person Swept Away by Swift Water / Three Rescued in Newbury Park

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release One person was swept away by swift water and three people were rescued Friday afternoon when heavy rains quickly flooded the barranca area west of the 1200 block of Camino Dos Rios in Thousand Oaks. Officers with the Thousand Oaks Police Department, the Sheriff’s Aviation Unit, Sheriff’s Search […]

Woman slips on fire road is injured — Airship flies her to safety

Woman slips on fire road is injured — Airship flies her to safety

Ventura City Fire Crews and AMR Ambulance arrived in the park, gathered equipment, and hiked up to the location of the fall victim. Ventura City Fire Paramedics started advanced life support and provided intravenous therapy, splinting, and pain medication administration and directed additional rescue crews to come to their location to help transport the victim […]

Paw Works Child Pet Ambassadors Spread the Word

Paw Works Child Pet Ambassadors Spread the Word

At Paw Works, we’re hoping that a powerful community of kids will eventually put us out of business, and we’re investing time and energy to help that happen. “We believe that the next generation of animal caretakers will help create humane solutions to pet overpopulation,” explains Chad Atkins, cofounder of Paw Works. “Developing and nurturing […]

Ventura Fire Department rescue couple from car stranded in flood waters

Ventura Fire Department rescue couple from car stranded in flood waters

Two adults rescued from rock jetty when stranded by the incoming tide

Two adults rescued from rock jetty when stranded by the incoming tide

On September 19th, 2015, 12:40,  Ventura City Fire personnel responded to investigate a report of two juveniles possibly in danger and in need of assistance getting off of the Ventura Harbor South Jetty in the 1800 block of Spinnaker Drive. The first arriving units found two adult victims, one male and one female, who had […]

Man and his service dog rescued from rollover off 101 Freeway

Man and his service dog rescued from rollover off 101 Freeway

Ventura Fire Department swings into action saving kids from rip tide

Ventura Fire Department swings into action saving kids from rip tide

Did Nigeria Just #BringBackOurGirls?

Did Nigeria Just #BringBackOurGirls?

By Ivan Plis , site Nigeria’s military announced Tuesday that it had rescued a group of 200 girls and 93 women from territory controlled by Boko Haram in the country’s northeast. Republished with permission–The Daily Caller Foundation: http://dailycallernewsfoundation.org/ It did not confirm whether they included the girls from Chibok village who captured global attention in […]

Two hikers rescued yesterday off of PCH

Two hikers rescued yesterday off of PCH

From the Ventura County Fire Department: On April 6, 2015, 12:40 p.m., units from the Ventura County Fire Department, Ventura County Air Unit and Oxnard Fire Department were dispatched to a report of 2 hikers stranded on a cliff. The two hikers had been trekking off of the trail and decided to climb back down […]

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