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November 15, 2018
CPF President Brian Rice on President's Visit to California Wildfires

"We welcome the president’s visit to California to meet those impacted by the wildfires, and appreciate what he’s done to expedite aid to the victims of this human tragedy."

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November 10, 2018
CPF President Brian Rice Responds to President Attack on CA Fire Response
October 2, 2018
Pro-Firefighter Legislation Signed in 2018

The 2018 legislative session came to a close with Governor Brown’s very last bill signing session. Many pro-firefighter bills made it past the governor desk this year

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October 2, 2018
2018 Legislative Wrap-up
September 29, 2018
Fallen Firefighters Honored in Moving Sacramento Ceremony

The 16th Annual California Firefighters Memorial Ceremony, held Saturday, September 29, 2018, recognized 37 California firefighters who have died in the line of duty.

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September 21, 2018
CPF President: Community Paramedics Will Aid Vulnerable Patients

Community paramedicine can provide better outcomes for some at-risk patients and relieve ER overcrowding. CPF’s AB 3115 will make it available to fire departments statewide. CPF President Brian Rice writing at

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September 12, 2018
Healing Our Own: Stand Down for Suicide Awareness

This week (Sept. 10-14), fire departments are urging stations to stand down for suicide awareness. Los Angeles Co. Fire and LA County Firefighters Local 1014 have put together a video and tools to help get the conversation started in the firehouse. Break the silence ... break the stigma. 

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September 6, 2018
LODD: Contra Costa Co. Fire Captain Peter Aliotti

The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District and Contra Costa County Firefighters Local 1230 are saddened to announce the death of Fire Captain Peter Aliotti in the line of duty.

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September 1, 2018
CPF's Pro-Firefighter Bills All Win Passage As Leg Session Closes

The California Legislature adjourned August 31 after giving approval to every one of CPF's pro-firefighter legislative priorities. 

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August 24, 2018
LODD: Fresno Fire Engineer Sandi Johanns

Fresno City Firefighters Local 753 is saddened to announce the passing of Fire Engineer Sandi Johanns following a battle with job-related cancer. Services for Sister Johanns will take place on August 25 at the Peoples Church in Fresno.

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