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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. 

Jan 12, 2018
Firefighter Apprenticeship Gets Big Boost in Gov's Proposed Budget

 Thanks to a strong push from CPF, the new state budget allocates millions to bolster apprenticeship program, including firefighter training provided by Cal-JAC

Jan 8, 2018
California Professional Firefighter Winter Edition Online

The latest edition of The California Professional Firefighter is in your mailbox and online at www.cpfnewspaper.org. Read about California's evolving disaster threat and the challenges firefighters face meeting it. Also see photos from 2017 California Firefighters Memorial and read about CPF efforts to address firefighter behavioral health. 

Nov 22, 2017
CPF Firevision - 2017 California Firefighters Memorial

The 2017 California Firefighters Memorial honors 31 fallen heroes, who join over 1,300 names enshrined on the Memorial Wall in Sacramento.

Nov 3, 2017
Advocacy: Tell the Governor to Fund California's Apprenticeship Programs

Massive mutual aid responses in California have become increasingly common, as the risk from wildfire, flooding and other natural disasters grows more ominous. In order to mitigate these threats, our firefighters need to be able to work together effectively without jurisdictional restrictions. Submit a letter of support for standardized, apprenticeship training funding today. 

Sep 30, 2017
2017 California Firefighters Memorial Ceremony

Firefighters, families and grateful citizens will once again gather in Sacramento's Capitol Park for the solemn task of adding 31 new names to the California Firefighters Memorial. The 2017 California Firefighters Memorial Ceremony will be held Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 11:30am to 1:00pm. Watch the ceremony LIVE

Aug 23, 2017
CPF, CalChiefs Join to Urge State to Invest in Disaster Response

California’s world-class mutual aid response system is being stretched to its limits, and needs help to ensure that our state is ready for climate disasters. That's the message delivered in Sacramento by labor and management in a call for secure investment to address the extreme threats of climate-related disasters.  

Apr 21, 2017
New Push in Congress for Federal Firefighter Disability Presumption

 Federal firefighters struggle to get disability benefits for job-related illness, forced to hew to an unreasonable burden of proof. A new bill in Congress would give federal firefighters the same presumptive protection enjoyed by state and local firefighters in California and dozens of other states.

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