California Professional Firefighters

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. 

Jun 24 2016

Cal-OSHA announces draft of new statewide standards which will ensure safer, more up-to-date firefighter personal protective equipment. The new PPE standards were spurred by CPF-sponsored legislation. 

May 27 2016

Federal, state & local firefighters & environmental teams train together to respond to oil train derailment along the Feather River. 

May 9 2016

The self-appointed public retirement wrecking crew is making it official - they're coming after pensions in 2018, led by former San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed.

May 5 2016

For four days in April, a record number of firefighters from throughout California gathered in San Jose with a united voice and a shared commitment for California Professional Firefighters' biennial convention.

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