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April 21, 2017
New Push in Congress for Federal Firefighter Disability Presumption

 Federal firefighters struggle to get disability benefits for job-related illness, forced to hew to an unreasonable burden of proof. A new bill in Congress would give federal firefighters the same presumptive protection enjoyed by state and local firefighters in California and dozens of other states.

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April 7, 2017
CPF Firevision – Action Under the Capitol Dome

 CPF's 2017 legislative puts the safety and health of firefighters and the citizens they protect on center stage in California’s State Capitol. With measures restricting the sale of dangerous butane gas, strengthening privacy around behavioral health treatment and bolstering diversity within the fire service, CPF's takes on the issues that matter most to California's first responders.

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April 6, 2017
LODD: Sacramento County Airport Fire Department Captain Timothy A. Anderson

The Sacramento County Airport Fire Department and Sacramento Area Firefighters, Local 522 are saddened to announce the loss of one of Fire Captain Timothy A. Anderson.

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March 15, 2017
CPF Firevision - Bravery and Sacrifice Honored

Tributes from Across California - Two California firefighters were recently honored, one for his part in a daring rescue, the other for having made the ultimate sacrifice.

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March 3, 2017
In Memoriam: CPF 6th District Vice President Emeritus Bob Wolf

It is with a heavy heart that CAL FIRE Local 2881 has announced the passing of long-time Local 2881 President and CPF 6th District Vice President Emeritus Bob Wolf. Brother Wolf died suddenly last night in Arizona.

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February 24, 2017
California Fire Service Leaders Propose Path Forward for Behavioral Health

Today, California Professional Firefighters President Lou Paulson and California Fire Chiefs Association President Mike DuRee released a joint statement, outlining a series of proposals the California fire service should take to address the issue of behavioral health.

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February 23, 2017
CPF Firevision - Active Shooter Response Training

Dozens of fire and law enforcement agencies come together in Sacramento for joint training exercise to prepare for the unthinkable. The groundbreaking Unified Response to Violent Incidents training was created by the Cal-JAC, the labor-management apprenticeship training program co-sponsored by CPF.

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February 9, 2017
LODD: Los Angeles City Fire Captain David Moorman

 United Firefighters of Los Angeles City, Local 112 and the Los Angeles Fire Department is saddened to announce the passing of Fire Captain David Moorman.

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January 30, 2017
LODD: Retired Corona Fire Captain Randy Brunet

Corona Firefighters Local 3757 is saddened to announce the passing of one of their own in the line of duty. Corona Fire Captain Randy Brunet was diagnosed with job related cancer just two years after his retirement. He succumbed to this disease on January 28. He was 57 years old.

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January 25, 2017
CPF Firevision - Healing Our Own

With a surge in suicides among firefighters, the reality of post-traumatic stress in the fire service has become the health and safety issue of the 21st Century. Fire service labor -- CPF and IAFF -- is working with management to address the mental toll of the profession and keep our firefighters healthy.

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