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September 2, 2016
Arsonist Who Murdered LA FF Again Up For Parole

An arsonist convicted of murder in the 1981 death of a Los Angeles City firefighter is up for parole and, once again, United Firefighters Local 112 is leading the fight to keep him behind bars. 

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August 31, 2016
Local 3605 Wins Fight Over Punitive Pay Give-Back Plan

Central Fire Santa Cruz Firefighters Local 3605 wins two-year contract fight over punitive retroactive "salary pay-back" proposal. The unprecedented pay give-back drew national scorn from union and non-union members alike.  

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August 24, 2016
Fire Service Leaders Urge Stand Down for CA Firefighters Memorial

The presidents of California Professional Firefighters and the California Fire Chiefs Association have sent a joint letter to all California fire departments and firefighter union presidents announcing a Safety Stand Down for the October 15th California Firefighters Memorial Ceremony, encouraging all firefighters to participate in person at the ceremony or by watching in stations online.

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August 15, 2016
SJ FF, CPF Highlighted in Investigative Report on Work Comp Denials

San Jose Fire Fighters member spotlighted in NBC Bay Area probe of seemingly routine denials of Work Comp coverage for on-the-job injuries. CPF President Lou Paulson: "There is no logical reason why they should not be treated for their injuries."

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August 8, 2016
CPF Firevision - Roseville Fire Kids Camp

Roseville Firefighters Local 1592 gives dozens of area children a summer camp they'll never forget - a chance for some hands-on experience learning what being a firefighter is all about.

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July 28, 2016
LODD: Colton Firefighter Paramedic Jamie Wixon

San Bernardino County Professional Firefighters Local 935 is saddened to announce the passing of Firefighter Paramedic Jamie Wixon.

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July 25, 2016
Sand Fire in Northern L.A. Co. Spreads to 33,000 Acres

The Sand Fire in Northern LA Co. exploded to over 33,000 acres this past weekend. More than 10,000 people have been evacuated from their homes, 18 structures lost, as heat, high winds hamper suppression efforts.  

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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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