California Professional Firefighters

Jan 25 2017

With a surge in suicides among firefighters, the reality of post-traumatic stress in the fire service has become the health and safety issue of the 21st Century. Fire service labor -- CPF and IAFF -- is working with management to address the mental toll of the profession and keep our firefighters healthy.

Jan 24 2017

 Tracy Firefighters Local 3355 is saddened to announce the passing of Fire Captain Dan Havicus, who died on January 19th after a short illness.

Jan 19 2017

Montebello Firefighters, Local 3821 and the Montebello Fire Department are saddened to announce the loss of Fire Captain Richard “Richie” Shaft, who passed away from job-related cancer.

Jan 9 2017

Firefighter Backed Bills Become Law - The dawning of 2017 brings several new laws impacting California's firefighters, including ways to recognize their fallen and protects their rights after on-the-job injuries.

Dec 9 2016

For the past five years, members of the San Ramon Valley Firefighters, Local 3546 have held their "Rock to Remember" benefit concert supporting the California Fire Foundation's Daniel A. Terry Scholarship program.

Nov 16 2016

Honoring Our Fallen -- On October 15, 2016, the names of 29 fallen heroes were added to the California Firefighters Memorial in a moving ceremony in Sacramento's Capitol Park.

Nov 9 2016

In a political world full of twists and turns, one thing remains constant: California voters trust their firefighters and will stand up for them on the issues that matter to their safety. 

Nov 8 2016

 Election night is here. Follow the state and local contests that will directly impact the lives and livelihoods of our first responders.

Nov 8 2016

San Gabriel Firefighters, Local 2197 is saddened to announce the passing of retired Fire Captain Chris Cuzynzki who died Friday October 28, 2016 of a job-related heart attack.

Oct 25 2016

Proposition 53 would have drastically erode the principle of local control in California, which is why California Professional Firefighters has come out strongly in opposition of the measure, making its defeat one of the union’s top political priorities for 2016.

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