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Recent Posts

California gets whiplash of disasters this year

California just can’t catch a break this year. The year started with torrential rain that unleashed landslides and deadly flooding. The deluge destroyed roads, cut off the iconic Pacific Coast Highway and eroded key infrastructure. Then the Golden State became extremely hot … Read More

LODD: Redwood City Firefighter/Engineer Jeffrey Timms

The Redwood City Fire Department and San Mateo County Firefighters, Local 2400 are saddened to announce the passing of one of their own. Firefighter/Engineer Jeffrey L. Timms passed away on December 2, 2017, following a battle with job-related lung cancer. Memorial Information The … Read More

LODD: Pasadena Firefighter Andre Jones

The Pasadena Fire Department and Pasadena Firefighters, Local 809 are saddened to announce the passing of one of their own.  Firefighter Andre Jones passed away on November 13, 2017 following a battle with job-related cancer. Brother Jones, affectionately known as “Dre,” began his … Read More