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Oct 5, 2016
Stand Down for the California Firefighters Memorial

The California fire service is asking all California firefighters and their families to honor our fallen on October 15th by participating — in person or online at the fire station — in the California Firefighters Memorial Ceremony.

Oct 4, 2016
CPF Firevision - California Firefighters Memorial Stand Down

On October 15th, at 11:30am, California fire service leaders are asking departments to stand down on-duty personnel to watch the California Firefighters Memorial online. Off-duty personnel are being urged to attend the Memorial in Sacramento.

Sep 9, 2016
CA Businesses Support Foundation During Firefighter Appreciation Month

Join the California Fire Foundation in marking September as Firefighter Appreciation Month. Businesses up and down the state representing for firefighters, and supporting the Foundation.  

Sep 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. 

Aug 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.

Jul 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. 

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. 

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.

Jan 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. 

Nov 23, 2015
CPF Firevision – Reaching Out on Fire Safety

The California Fire Foundation's Firefighters On Your Side program launches a new bilingual fire safety outreach program targeting California's Filipino Community 

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