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July 13, 2016
CPF Firevision - Wildfire Update

June Wildfire Update: A surge of serious wildfires in late June took two lives and scorched more than 60,000 acres. CPF's California Fire Foundation helped comfort victims through its Supplying Aid to Victims of Emergency (SAVE) program. 

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June 24, 2016
CPF Firevision - Firefighter Personal Protective Equipment

Cal-OSHA announces draft of new statewide standards which will ensure safer, more up-to-date firefighter personal protective equipment. The new PPE standards were spurred by CPF-sponsored legislation. 

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May 27, 2016
CPF Firevision - Oil Spill Response Training

Federal, state & local firefighters & environmental teams train together to respond to oil train derailment along the Feather River. 

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May 9, 2016
Ex-SJ Mayor's Anti-Pension Ballot Fight Targets 2018

The self-appointed public retirement wrecking crew is making it official - they're coming after pensions in 2018, led by former San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed.

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May 5, 2016
CPF Firevision – Convention 2016

For four days in April, a record number of firefighters from throughout California gathered in San Jose with a united voice and a shared commitment for California Professional Firefighters' biennial convention.

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April 20, 2016
CPF Firevision - Firefighters Bill of Rights Part 3

The Firefighters Bill of Rights is your best on-the-job protection. In this third part of a training series, we look more closely at your right to transparency in the interrogation and discipline process.

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March 25, 2016
CPF Firevision - Cal-JAC Terrorism Response Training in Los Angeles

This week’s terrorist attacks in Belgium have again focused attention on how we respond here at home. Cal-JAC’s pioneering Unified Response to Violent Incidents (URVI) is pointing the way, as demonstrated in a recent training exercise in Los Angeles. Next joint fire-law enforcement class is in Carlsbad on April 5th. Info & registration info HERE.

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March 7, 2016
CPF Firevision - Firefighter Career Expos

Hundreds of future firefighters met with recruiters across the state at the Cal-JAC's Firefighter Career Expos. Recruits learned about opportunities to find a career in the fire service and had a chance to become familiar with the Firefighter Candidate Testing Centers.

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February 15, 2016
CPF Firevision - Know Your Rights Pt.2

CPF this week continues a series of training videos explaining your workplace protections under the Firefighters Bill of Rights. Next up, your the history and major provisions of FBOR. 

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January 22, 2016
CPF Firevision - In the Line of Fire

CAL FIRE Battalion Chief Paul Duncan -- a member of CAL FIRE Local 2881 -- and his wife Courtney Duncan -- a CAL FIRE Communications Operator -- tell the story of their family's harrowing flight from last Fall's Valley Fire. They were among the hundreds who lost their homes in the massive blaze. 

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