Boat Fire at Ventura Harbor

Boat Fire "Navigator Incident" (Courtesy)

Date Of Release: February 20, 2024
Fire Incident Number: 24-0014827
Incident Commander: Jeremy Henderson, Battalion Chief
Incident Type: Boat Fire
Date/Time of Incident: February 20, 2024 / 11:44
Incident Location: 1000 Block of Navigator Dr
Injuries Reported: None
Units Committed On-Scene: 3 Engines, 1 Truck,3 Battalion Chiefs,1 Harbor Patrol Boat, 2 squads, 3 Ventura City Fire Investigators
Total Fire Personnel On-Scene: 18
Agencies Involved: Ventura City Fire, Oxnard Fire, Ventura County Fire, Harbor Patrol,

Narrative: On the above date and time, fire units were dispatched to a reported boat fire in the Ventura Harbor.

Firefighters arrived within 6 minutes of dispatch and found a boat on fire with multiple boats surrounding the dock. Firefighters made an aggressive attack to extinguish the fire by deploying hose down a long dock. Firefighters extinguished the fire with a coordinated effort of horizontal ventilation.

The boats exposed to the fire were untied and safely removed by fire personnel with the assistance of harbor patrol. The fire was controlled 17 minutes after units arrived on scene and the boat was confirmed to have no victims inside.

Ventura City was assisted by Oxnard Fire, Ventura County Fire, and Ventura Harbor patrol.

Boat Fire “Navigator Incident” (Courtesy)
Boat Fire “Navigator Incident” (Courtesy)

Boat Fire “Navigator Incident” (Courtesy)


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