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California Professional Firefighters

Dec 15 2015

Two proposed ballot measures attacking secure retirement for California's first responders are in trouble at the jump. A new statewide poll shows support for the measures proposed by ex-San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed and San Diego talk-show host Carl DeMaio barely crack 40% support, well below the standard threshold for predicting ballot success.

Dec 3 2015

Oxnard Firefighters IAFF Local 1684 is saddened to announce the passing of Captain Scott Carrol. 

Nov 22 2015

The California Fire Foundation's Firefighters On Your Side program launches a new bilingual fire safety outreach program targeting California's Filipino Community 

Nov 9 2015

By virtually all accounts the length of the wildfire season in California and the Western United States has grown. According to a report by Climate Central, the Western wildfire season has grown from five months on average in the 1970s to seven months today. 

Nov 1 2015

The California Firefighters Memorial – In a solemn ceremony at the grounds of the state Capitol, California’s fire service gathered to honor the memory of 16 fallen heroes as part of the 13th annual California Firefighters Memorial Ceremony.  

Oct 21 2015

Los Angeles County Firefighters, Local 1014 is saddened to announce the passing of Firefighter Geno "Rick" Zeni.

Oct 16 2015

Beginning at 11:30am PDT on Saturday, Oct. 17, the California Firefighters Memorial Ceremony will be streaming live from Sacramento's Capitol Park. Click here to view this year's ceremony.  

Oct 8 2015

A Look Back - As CPF Firevision celebrates its 100th episode, take a look back at some of the video news service's highlights, milestones and major accomplishments.

Oct 5 2015

Despite an embarrassing failure in their first attempt, two ex-politicians are doubling down in their assault on public service with two new ballot proposals attacking retirement security for firefighters, teachers, nurses and other public workers. 

Sep 24 2015

 Los Angeles County Firefighters, Local 1014 is saddened to announce the passing of Firefighter Specialist Hector Magallanes.