California Professional Firefighters

Nov 15 2018

"We welcome the president’s visit to California to meet those impacted by the wildfires, and appreciate what he’s done to expedite aid to the victims of this human tragedy."

Oct 2 2018

The 2018 legislative session came to a close with Governor Brown’s very last bill signing session. Many pro-firefighter bills made it past the governor desk this year

Sep 29 2018

The 16th Annual California Firefighters Memorial Ceremony, held Saturday, September 29, 2018, recognized 37 California firefighters who have died in the line of duty.

Sep 21 2018

Community paramedicine can provide better outcomes for some at-risk patients and relieve ER overcrowding. CPF’s AB 3115 will make it available to fire departments statewide. CPF President Brian Rice writing at CalMatters.org

Sep 12 2018

This week (Sept. 10-14), fire departments are urging stations to stand down for suicide awareness. Los Angeles Co. Fire and LA County Firefighters Local 1014 have put together a video and tools to help get the conversation started in the firehouse. Break the silence ... break the stigma. 

Sep 6 2018

The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District and Contra Costa County Firefighters Local 1230 are saddened to announce the death of Fire Captain Peter Aliotti in the line of duty.

Sep 1 2018

The California Legislature adjourned August 31 after giving approval to every one of CPF's pro-firefighter legislative priorities. 

Aug 24 2018

Fresno City Firefighters Local 753 is saddened to announce the passing of Fire Engineer Sandi Johanns following a battle with job-related cancer. Services for Sister Johanns will take place on August 25 at the Peoples Church in Fresno.

Aug 16 2018

For a few weeks in early summer, California was ravaged by dozens of major fires that ravaged nearly 700,000 acres and took 11 lives. One of the fires became the largest in California history.

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