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Fire in yard of single family Ventura Home

Fire in yard of single family Ventura Home

A large fire broke out Sunday morning in the rear yard of a single family residence in a Ventura Hillside Community. The fire started in an outbuilding and completely consumed the structure in minutes. The fire quickly spread, involving an adjacent fence and created moderate damage to the primary house on the property. The fire […]

Ventura apartment fire

Ventura apartment fire

On November 17th at 11:19 AM,  Ventura City Fire Department responded to a reported structure in the 4700 block of Sullivan Ave.  First arriving units reported smoke and flames from the second story of a 16 unit multi-family residential complex.  Firefighters worked quickly to ensure all residents were out of the structure while additional firefighters […]

Ventura City Firefighters Extricate Victim From Accident — Survivor of Morning Crash on 126 Fwy.

Ventura City Firefighters Extricate Victim From Accident — Survivor of Morning Crash on 126 Fwy.

On October 19th at 6:57 AM,  Ventura City Firefighters were called to the scene of a vehicle collision on the eastbound 126 freeway, east of Kimball road.  Upon arrival firefighters discovered a jack knifed semi-truck off the roadway, a full size pickup truck wrapped around a eucalyptus tree and a passenger sedan in the freeway […]

Crew puts out fire at Darling Ave. Home in Ventura

Crew puts out fire at Darling Ave. Home in Ventura

A single story residence was involved in a structure fire shortly after 3:30pm on Friday afternoon in East Ventura in the 10000 Block Darling Avenue. The resident of the home was taking a nap and awoke to the smell of smoke, fire alarms sounding, and a neighbor who was pounding on the front door. The […]

Yesterday’s bungee jump ride rescue at the Fair

Yesterday’s bungee jump ride rescue at the Fair

Ventura City Fire personnel responded to multiple reports of a person hanging upside down from an amusement park bungee-jump ride. The first arriving unit reported an approximately 19 y/o M subject who had been hanging by his feet for approximately 20 minutes, attached by a bungee cord to a metal cage suspended from a crane […]

Fire Erupts at Ventura Vagrant Encampment

Fire Erupts at Ventura Vagrant Encampment

A fire erupted in a vagrant encampment adjacent to the Emma Wood Group Campground just after 10am this morning. The Ventura Fire Communications center received multiple calls as the fire grew quickly. The fire was located in a 30X30 area in a remote location far into the river bottom. The fire consisted of a very […]

3 Dead in Ventura Traffic Accident on South Bound 101

3 Dead in Ventura Traffic Accident on South Bound 101

On July 27 12:05AM, the Ventura City Fire was dispatched to a reported vehicle accident south bound 101, one half mile south of Seaward Ave.  Upon arrival firefighters found 2 vehicles involved in a high speed head on collision. One vehicle was cantilevered over the guard rail of the lemon grove bridge while the second […]

Train Traffic halted as Ventura City Fire tackle river bed blaze

Train Traffic halted as Ventura City Fire tackle river bed blaze

On July 23rd at 3:52PM, Ventura City Fire Department was dispatched to multiple reports of a fire burning in the Ventura river bed next to the Ventura County Fair Grounds.  When firefighters arrived at the scene they discovered a 100’ x 50’ fire burning in thick arundo and vegetation.  With the help of a water […]

Ventura City Fire called out for Natural Gas Pipeline Break

Ventura City Fire called out for Natural Gas Pipeline Break

On July 20th at 10:03 AM Ventura City Fire was dispatched to a report of a large natural gas leak in the area of Ventura Ave. and Seneca St.  The first arriving engine company discovered a large leak in an underground natural gas distribution line caused when a backhoe digging in the area hit the […]

Brush fire adjacent to Northbound 101 FWY

Brush fire adjacent to Northbound 101 FWY

Ventura City Fire units responded to multiple reports of a vegetation fire adjacent to the Northbound 101 freeway between Seaward Ave and California Street exits. The first arriving engine company reported an approximately 20’x30’ fire, located within light brush and homeless encampment debris on the steep hillside above the freeway. The fire was contained and […]

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