California Professional Firefighters

Oct 13 2017

It's the deadliest wildfire incident in California history. Dozens of souls lost, thousands displaced. Roughly 10,000 firefighters are on the front lines, defending lives and property even as some are seeing their own homes destroyed. Firefighter proud ... union strong. 

Sep 30 2017

Firefighters, families and grateful citizens will once again gather in Sacramento's Capitol Park for the solemn task of adding 31 new names to the California Firefighters Memorial. The 2017 California Firefighters Memorial Ceremony will be held Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 11:30am to 1:00pm. Watch the ceremony LIVE

Sep 18 2017

Legislation that will put more than $300 million into wildfire response and prevention, forest protection and local mutual aid won bipartisan approval in the Legislature and, now, a signature from Gov. Jerry Brown. 

Sep 6 2017

Voting for the CalPERS board of administration election is currently underway.

To safeguard the promise of a secure retirement, CPF members are urged to support union leaders David Miller and Michael Bilbrey in the contests for two seats on the CalPERS board that are currently at-large. 

Aug 23 2017

California’s world-class mutual aid response system is being stretched to its limits, and needs help to ensure that our state is ready for climate disasters. That's the message delivered in Sacramento by labor and management in a call for secure investment to address the extreme threats of climate-related disasters.  

Jul 21 2017

 In For The Long Haul - The effect of CalPERS' decision to modify its investment forecast on secure firefighter retirement.

Jul 11 2017

Climate-caused disaster has rocked California, calling renewed attention to the state's critically-stressed mutual aid system. CPF President Lou Paulson & Cal-Chiefs President Michael Duree say preparing for these disaster must be part of discussions about cap-and-trade. 

Jun 26 2017

This year's California Firefighters Memorial Ceremony, which will take place on September 30th,  marks the 15th anniversary of the annual tribute. All firefighters, family members and citizens are being asked to save the date and attend.

May 31 2017

The latest edition of CPF’s award-winning newspaper, The California Professional Firefighter, is now online and available for viewing at its new digital platform, CPFNewspaper.org.

May 3 2017

CPF's 2017 Daniel A. Terry Legislative Conference brought members from over 50 locals across the state to Sacramento to meet with their legislators about upcoming bills with the potential to impact firefighters statewide.

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