California Professional Firefighters

Sep 13 2016

San Diego firefighter and Local 145 member Alex Wallbrett was awarded the Governor's Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor in recognition of the heroic actions he took to stop a life-threatening assault on a colleague. 

Sep 9 2016

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

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 31 2016

Central Fire Santa Cruz Firefighters Local 3605 wins two-year contract fight over punitive retroactive "salary pay-back" proposal. The unprecedented pay give-back drew national scorn from union and non-union members alike.  

Aug 24 2016

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.

Aug 15 2016

San Jose Fire Fighters member spotlighted in NBC Bay Area probe of seemingly routine denials of Work Comp coverage for on-the-job injuries. CPF President Lou Paulson: "There is no logical reason why they should not be treated for their injuries."

Aug 8 2016

Roseville Firefighters Local 1592 gives dozens of area children a summer camp they'll never forget - a chance for some hands-on experience learning what being a firefighter is all about.

Jul 28 2016

San Bernardino County Professional Firefighters Local 935 is saddened to announce the passing of Firefighter Paramedic Jamie Wixon.

Jul 25 2016

The Sand Fire in Northern LA Co. exploded to over 33,000 acres this past weekend. More than 10,000 people have been evacuated from their homes, 18 structures lost, as heat, high winds hamper suppression efforts.  

Jul 13 2016

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. 

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