Ventura County Fire Department

Find Ventura County California fire departments, city fire stations, firefighters, brigades, chiefs, inspectors, marshals, and local volunteers. Fire departments provide information on fire risk assessment, permits, fire alarms, and safety guidance.

City Of Oxnard Fire Department 360 West 2nd Street Oxnard CA 93030 805-385-7722

Federal Fire Ventura County 642 Eleventh St CA 93042 805-989-7034

Fillmore Fire Department 250 Central Avenue Fillmore CA 93015 805-524-0586

Santa Paula Fire Dept Station 81 970 East Ventura Street Santa Paula CA 93060 805-933-4225

Ventura County Fire Department 165 Durley Avenue Camarillo CA 93010 805-389-9710

Ventura Fire Department 1425 Dowell Drive Ventura CA 93003 805-339-4300

About Ventura County Fire Departments

Ventura County Fire Departments provide fire protection and emergency response services to the Ventura County, CA community with a mission to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Ventura County Fire Departments respond to medical emergencies, incidents involving hazardous materials, rescue calls, and motor vehicle or other accidents.

You may contact the Fire Department for questions about:
  • Ventura County fire stations
  • 9-1-1 emergencies and first response
  • Fire and emergency preparedness
  • Ventura County Fire Marshals and Inspectors
  • Ventura County Fire Department jobs and employment
Fire Departments in Ventura County

Ventura County Fire Departments may be staffed with paid professional firefighters, volunteers, or a combination of the two. Professional Fire Services in California are organized around a central command with response units, known as fire companies, geographically dispersed throughout Ventura County. Ventura County Volunteer Fire Departments are organized with a similar structure or as independent Ventura County Fire departments and districts with their own fire company.

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Ventura County, CA

In an emergency situation, 911 calls are received at a designated public safety answering point (PSAP). The Ventura County PSAP routes the call to the appropriate dispatch agency, which coordinates the Ventura County Fire Dept response. The responding Fire House may be determined based on geographic location or the resource needed for the call, such as an aerial ladder, fire hose, fire truck, water pumper, tanker truck, brush fire vehicle, rescue vehicle, or paramedic emergency services. In many cases, multiple Fire Stations and fire engines are dispatched to the emergency.

Ventura County Fire Code Inspections

Fire prevention education is part of Fire Department operations under the authority of the Ventura County Fire Marshal. Fire prevention involves the enforcement of the Ventura County and California Fire Code and is closely associated with the building code and building permitting process. The Fire Marshal is involved in the plan review process for new construction or renovation projects and is responsible for ensuring that Fire Code requirements are met before signing off on design plans. Other common fire prevention efforts include educational programs in Ventura County schools, public information campaigns, smoke detector distribution programs, and outreach at public events. The Ventura County Fire Marshal also investigates structure fires to determine their causes.