Marin Firefighter News

Local news from Marin Professional Firefighters
Nov
29

Architect To Be Tried in Death of Firefighter

An architect charged with involuntary manslaughter for the death of a firefighter last year will face trial.  Prosecutors allege architect Gerhard Becker negligently installed outdoor fireplaces in his home, a decision they say led to the death of veteran firefighter Glenn Allen.

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Nov
27

Merced Firefighter's Quick Action Saves Life

Off-duty firefighter Kevin Buccola walked out of his gym on Nov 13th to find a crowd of people gathered around an unconscious man. Without Buccola's leadership that Tuesday morning, longtime Merced resident Richard Kirkman could have easily died from the heart attack he suffered.

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Nov
13

CPF Airs Post-Election Thank You Radio Spot

After one of the most expensive initiative campaigns in state history, California Professional Firefighters this week began airing a radio spot thanking voters for their trust and support in rejecting Proposition 32, the Special Exemptions Initiative. 

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Nov
13

LODD: CAL FIRE Firefighter Luis Alfonso Magallanes -Molina

It is with great sadness that IAFF Local 2881 announces the passing of CAL FIRE Firefighter Luis Alfonso Magallanes-Molina of the Butte Unit. Luis passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2012 following his courageous five year battle with cancer.

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Nov
07

Anti-FF Councilman DeMaio Loses San Diego Mayor Bid

San Diego City Fire Fighters Local 145 won a huge victory in Tuesday's election, as a harshly anti-firefighter Councilman Carl DeMaio lost his bid to become mayor of San Diego. DeMaio spearheaded a June ballot measure that imposed a privatized pension system on firefighters and other city workers.

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