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Line of Duty Deaths

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Recent Posts

Ventura Fire Department and Local 3431 are saddened to announce the loss of one of their own. Firefighter-Paramedic Matthew Clapsaddle, 59, passed away on August 20, 2022. He served the Ventura Fire Department for 28 years. He is survived by … Read More