- Oct 17, 2014
- LODD: Pilot Geoffrey "Craig" Hunt
CAL FIRE Local 2881 is saddened to announce the line-of-duty death of Pilot Geoffrey “Craig” Hunt, who died when his air tanker crashed while battling the Dog Rock fire in Yosemite National Park.
- Oct 13, 2014
- Fifteen Fallen Firefighters Honored at Sacramento Memorial Ceremony
Uniformed firefighters, family members, and dignitaries from throughout California gathered on the grounds of the State Capitol Saturday, to pay tribute to those who gave their lives to protect the state and its citizens.
- Oct 3, 2014
- CPF-Endorsed Candidate Wins Re-Election to CalPERS Board
Priya Sara Mathur, who was endorsed by California Professional Firefighters, has won re-election to the CalPERS Board of Administration, receiving 56 percent of all votes cast.
- Aug 1, 2014
- Firefighter Appreciation Night at Dodger Stadium
Firefighters and their families will be honored August 19th when the L.A. Dodgers battle the San Diego Padres on Firefighter Appreciation Night at Dodger Stadium. Special firefighter ticket packages are available, which include ticket, t-shirt and special pre-game party. Proceeds benefit California Fire Foundation.
- Jun 5, 2014
- CPF Firevision - 2014 CPF State Convention
Strength Through Solidarity -- a wrap up of CPF's biennial state convention in Los Angeles. Delegates elected locally charted the course for the organization and reflected on CPF's 75th anniversary.
- Feb 26, 2014
- Steep Staffing Cuts Result in Higher LA City OT Costs
United Firefighters of Los Angeles City Local 112 President Frank Lima says high overtime costs for the Los Angeles Fire Department stem from LAFD's failure to hire firefighters over the last five years.
- Sep 30, 2014
- Gov. Signs CPF-Backed Toxic Flame Retardant Disclosure Law
In a move that could ultimately reduce firefighters' exposure to cancer-causing toxins, Gov. Jerry Brown has signed Senate Bill 1019. The CPF-sponsored legislation would require that furniture manufacturers disclose the use of toxic flame retardant chemicals linked to cancer and other illnesses.
- Aug 29, 2014
- Package of pro-firefighter legislation headed to governor’s desk
In the final days of the state’s legislative session, California Professional Firefighters (CPF) was able to notch several decisive victories in the Legislature.
- Aug 27, 2014
- Action Alert - Chemical Lobby Threatens Pro-Firefighter Bill
The state Assembly has approved CPF-supported SB 1019, disclosing cancer-causing flame retardants linked to job-related cancer in firefighters. the chemical companies are still trying to kill it in the Senate. Help us push back: CLICK HERE to contact your TODAY.
- Oct 1, 2014
- US Bankruptcy Judge Sides With Wall St. in Stockton Decision
In a decision that could pad Wall St. bottom lines and devastate local public safety, a federal bankruptcy judge has ruled that Stockton could, if it chooses, sever its ties with CalPERS. Stockton lawyers say such a move could provoke the loss of 60% of its police and firefighters.
- Sep 16, 2014
- Fierce Nor Cal Blaze Torches 100 Homes, Thousands Evacuated
A sudden and explosive wildfire near the Oregon border has destroyed 100 homes just south of Weed, at the base of Mt. Shasta. Nearly 2,000 have been forced to evacuate and some 800 firefighters are on scene battling the blaze.
- Aug 27, 2014
- Foundation SAVE Cards Aid Napa Earthquake Victims
Napa City firefighters, working round the clock since early Sunday morning, are offering an extra helping hand for families hit hardest by this weekend’s 6.0 earthquake.
- Oct 6, 2014
- 2nd Annual "Honor Our Fallen" 10k
WHO: Presidio Federal Firefighters Local F-166
WHAT: 2nd Annual 10k Race “Honor Our Fallen”
WHERE: Ft. Ord Dunes State Park, Marina, CA
WHEN: 7:00 a.m. (registration) 9:00 a.m. (race start) Nov. 1, 2014
- 3rd Annual CA Firefighters Memorial Motorcycle Rally
WHO: California Fire Foundation
WHAT: California Firefighters Memorial Motorcycle Ride
WHERE: FCTC Sacramento, 2560 River Plaza, Sacramento, CA
WHEN: October 10th, 2014
- California Firefighters Memorial Ceremony
WHO: California Fire Foundation
WHAT: California Firefighters Memorial Ceremony
WHERE: Capitol Park, Sacramento, CA
WHEN: October 11, 2014
- 3rd Annual Rock to Remember
WHO: San Ramon Valley Firefighters Local 3546
WHAT: 3rd Annual Rock to Remember
WHERE: Firehouse 27, 250 Market Place, San Ramon, CA
WHEN: 11AM-12AM, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014
- Sep 18, 2014
- Santa Fe Springs Firefighters Local 3507 Charity Golf Tournament
WHO: Santa Fe Springs Firefighters Local 3507
WHAT: Blazing Tees Charity Golf Tournament
WHERE: Candlewood CC, Whittier, CA
WHEN: November 10, 2014