As the destructive trio of California wildfires — which have forced hundreds of thousands to evacuate and claimed the lives of at least 23 people — continue to spread, Kris Jenner is supporting the firefighters who are putting their lives on the line to keep people safe. Read More
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Cal OES is saddened to announce the passing of one of their own in the line of duty. Fire and Rescue Assistant Chief, Ken Hood, passed away on October 24, 2018, succumbing to an acute medical emergency during a multi-agency coordination meeting … Read More
Silence: A sound that resonated in downtown Sacramento. For nearly an hour Saturday morning that was all that could be heard from the hundreds of people gathered in Capitol Park. Read More
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
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