CAMARILLO, Calif. – The Ventura County Fire Department (VCFD) introduced 21 new firefighter trainees who have successfully completed 20 weeks of intense training at VCFD’s Regional Training Center in Camarillo on Friday. Under the leadership of VCFD’s training staff, the trainees of Academy 58 will enter the field this Sunday as they staff fire engines and ladder trucks throughout Ventura County.
Graduating firefighter trainees consistently demonstrated proficiency in all disciplines of firefighting, including structural firefighting, wildland firefighting, vehicle extrication, and emergency medical care to name a few.
The 21 trainees will rotate through various fire station assignments, demonstrate their competency during periodic evaluations, and further hone their skills as they complete their probationary period.
The graduates of Academy 58 are:
For more information about the Ventura County Fire Department, contact the Public Information Office at (805) 389-9720. For all other inquires visit, www.VCFD.org.