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Sep 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.

Sep 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 CalMatters.org

Sep 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. 

Sep 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.

Jul 27, 2018
LODD: Redding Fire Inspector Jeremy Stoke

Redding Firefighters Local 1934 is saddened to announce the line of duty death of Fire Inspector Jeremy Stoke. Brother Stoke lost his life on the front lines battling the Carr Fire. MEMORIAL SERVICE, APPARATUS INFORMATION

Jul 14, 2018
LODD: CAL FIRE Heavy Equipment Operator Braden Varney

CAL FIRE Local 2881 and CAL FIRE are saddened to announce the line of duty death of Heavy Equipment Operator Braden Varney. Brother Varney died while fighting the Ferguson Fire near Yosemite. 

Jun 26, 2018
A Message to Long Beach Firefighters

In the wake of the tragic loss of Long Beach Fire Captain David Rosa -- gunned down while doing his job responding to a fire -- CPF President Brian K. Rice offers a message of solidarity with Long Beach Firefighters Local 372

Apr 16, 2018
Updated CPF Mobile App Now Available for iOS

CPF's award-winning mobile application -- CA Professional Firefighters -- has been completely revamped with new features, including a direct connection to CPF's Personal Exposure Reporting 

Mar 2, 2018
CPF Firevision - IAFF 100th Anniversary

On February 28th, 2018, leaders of IAFF chartered affiliates from the U.S. and Canada gathered in Washington, D.c. to mark the 100th anniversary of the International Association of Fire Fighters, celebrating the men and women who paved the way for improvements in the lives and working conditions of all professional firefighters for years to come.

Jan 12, 2018
CPF Firevision - Mutual Aid 2018

The 2017 fire season underscores the critical importance of maintaining California's state-of-the-art mutual aid system. 

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