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Line of Duty Deaths

The California Fire Foundation honors our state’s fallen by sharing memories from their lives, both inside and outside the profession. Click here to view the latest Line of Duty Death Announcements.

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Press Releases

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Recent Posts

Fallen Firefighters Honored in Moving Sacramento Ceremony

In a solemn remembrance echoing centuries of firehouse tradition, uniformed firefighters, family members and grateful citizens gathered in the heart of California’s capital Saturday, paying tribute to those who paid the ultimate price. The 16th Annual California Firefighters Memorial Ceremony, … Read More

LODD: Modesto Fire Captain Greg Ewert

The City of Modesto Fire Department and Modesto Firefighters, Local 1289 are saddened to announce the passing of one of their own in the line of duty. Captain Greg Ewert passed away on September 23, 2018, following an eight year battle with job-related … Read More