The California Fire Foundation – the California-based non-profit that provides emotional and financial assistance to families of fallen firefighters, firefighters and the communities they protect – will be launching in September statewide programs and campaigns in recognition of the annual … Read More
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The Fresno City Fire Department and Fresno City Firefighters, Local 753 are saddened to announce the passing of one of their own in the line of duty. Retired Fresno City Fire Engineer Sandi Kiefert Johanns passed away on July 27, 2018 at … Read More
Flames tore through a two-story home Tuesday morning in Escondido, severely damaging the house and displacing the family that lived there, fire officials said. Read More
The Redding Fire Department and Redding Firefighters, Local 1934 are saddened to announce the passing of one of their own. Fire Prevention Inspector Jeremy Stoke lost his life on the evening of July 26, 2018, while battling the Carr Fire in Shasta County. … Read More
Friday, July 27 California Fire Foundation Chairman Brian K. Rice interviewed by New York Times on the proliferation of fire season in California. Saturday, July 28 California Fire Foundation Chairman Brian K. Rice on CNN discussing Carr Fire: Sunday, July … Read More