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Apr 16, 2014
CPF Firevision - Supplying Aid to Victims of Emergency

S.A.V.E. -- CPF's California Fire Foundation has launched the Supplying Aid to Victims of Emergency (SAVE) program. The program allows firefighters at the scene of destructive events to provide victims with a gift card to help get them back on their feet. 

Mar 26, 2014
CPF Firevision - Fire Ops 101

More than 40 California State Legislators and staff members participated in the California Professional Firefighters Fire Ops 101 training session March 5 on the west steps of the Capitol and got a chance to take some heat.

Mar 19, 2014
CPF Secretary Treasurer Sworn in as Chair of State EMS Commission

California firefighters now have a forceful advocate on EMS issues as CPF Secretary-Treasurer Lew Stone has been sworn in as the new chair of California's Emergency Medical Services Commission.  

Mar 13, 2014
Court Deals Blow to SJ Mayor's Pension Slashing Ballot Fight

A Sacramento judge has rejected San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed's effort to rewrite the attorney general's ballot description of his pension-slashing initiative. The ruling virtually assures it will not be on the ballot in 2014. 

Mar 6, 2014
CPF Firevision - Pension Update

Outside interests are gathering to press their attacks on firefighter pensions after initial defeats and the anti-pension forces have stepped up efforts on the local level. It's a Wall Street battle against public employees.

Feb 12, 2014
CPF Firevision - Tax Checkoff for Firefighters Memorial

The California Fire Foundation has an easy way for you to designate all or a portion of your California tax refund to the expansion and upkeep of the California Firefighters Memorial. Just check off Line 406 on your tax return. 

Jan 22, 2014
CPF Firevision - TCM Training: Responding to Violent Incidents

Previewing a new Terrorism Consequence Management training program from the CFFJAC designed to get fire and law enforcement working together to save lives during a violent incident. 

Jan 20, 2014
LODD: OCFA Apparatus Engineer Greg Hennessey

CPF joins Orange Co. Professional Firefighters  Local 3631 and the entire fire service in mourning the sudden loss of OCFA Apparatus Engineer Greg Hennessey. Brother Hennessey died suddenly January 20th while on duty in Rancho Santa Margarita.

Jan 20, 2014
Extreme Drought Brings "Explosive" Fire Risk

 As firefighters corral the 2,000 acre Colby Fire, climatologists are warning that mid-summer-like conditions have created a risk of "explosive" wild land fires throughout California.

Jan 17, 2014
Wind Whipped Fire Scorches So Cal, Gov. Declares Drought

A fast-moving fire near Glendora in Southern California has scorched over 1,700 acres and forced thousands to evacuate. Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a drought emergency in California in response to the widening risk. 

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