Marin Firefighter News

Local news from Marin Professional Firefighters
Jun
21

Vallejo Asks Court to Let Them Renege on Employee Contracts

Lawyers representing the city of Vallejo have asked the courts to validate their attempt to renege on commitments made to their employees, including their firefighters. In a filing before state bankruptcy court, the city sought the unprecedented step of canceling all of its collective bargaining agreements. 


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Jun
19

2,500 FFs Battle Indians Fire In Los Padres NF

Wind, weather and tough terrain have hampered containment efforts in the massive Indians Fire in the Los Padres National Forest. The 51,000 acre blaze is 51% contained as of Saturday afternoon. Two more fires have started in the Big Sur area, forcing more firefighters to join the 2,500 firefighters already on scene, and has prompted voluntary evacuation notices for portions of southern Monterey County.


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Jun
18

LODD: Newport Beach Firefighter Kevin Pryor

Newport Beach Firefighters Local #3734 is saddened to announce the loss of one of their brother firefighters, in the line of duty. Firefighter Kevin Patrick Pryor , 31, suffered a fatal brain aneurysm shortly after returning home from a strike team at the Humboldt Fire June 15.. Memorial services are set for Tuesday, June 24th at 12:00 noon at St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church in Westlake Village. CLICK HERE for more info.


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Jun
08

LA City Releases 40-Year-Old Photos From RFK Assassination

When LA City firefighter Harold Burba was dispatched to the Ambassador Hotel on the night of June 4, 1968, his job was to photograph possible fire code violations. He wound up as a witness to history. Just after midnight on June 5th,  documented the immediate aftermath of the assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy. Burba's photos were published late last month by the Los Angeles Firefighter, the official newspaper of United Firefighters of Los Angeles City, Local 112.


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Jun
07

Local Election Success Stories from June 3rd Primary

CPF affiliates report success in their local election efforts. Whether it's a city council or supervisor's race or assisting in the election of a local legislators, CPF locals find that making their voices heard at election time helps insure their voices will be heard when public safety policy is made.


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