California Professional Firefighters

Nov 7 2016

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

Nov 7 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.

Oct 18 2016

Beginning this election cycle, CPF will be taking the process of identifying firefighter-friendly candidates into the 21st century, rolling out a digital voter guide capable of highlighting federal, statewide and local candidates endorsed by the firefighters up and down the state . 

Oct 6 2016

Governor Jerry Brown has put the wraps on the 2015-2016 legislative session, and pro-firefighter legislation has once again fared well. The govenor signed every one of the CPF-sponsored measures that reached his desk, as well as several that were co-sponsored by CPF.
 

Oct 5 2016

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

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 26 2016

 Gov. Jerry Brown has signed CPF-backed legislation -- AB 1719 by Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez -- that puts life-saving CPR training into California high schools.

Sep 21 2016

Ventura County Professional Firefighters Local 1364 is saddened to announce the passing of Fire Engineer Ryan Osler, who was killed this morning while responding to the Canyon Fire on Vandenberg Air Force Base. 

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. 

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