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Jun
04

State Deploys OES Mutual Aid Engines for Wildland Fire Protection

In a ceremony held June 3rd at San Diego Fire Station 47, five local fire agencies took delivery of an OES Type 3 Engine to boost local firefighting capabilities and pre-position assets for fire season. The new apparatus is a “down payment” on one of the core recommendations made by the CPF co-sponsored Blue Ribbon Fire Task Force. 


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Jun
04

Firefighter Priorities Win Voter Nod in June Primary

As it has in the past, CPF again enjoyed an enviable success record in the June 3rd Primary Election. The CPF-endorsed candidates won more than 90% of the time, including several high-profile contests on both sides of the political aisle. In addition, voters backed the CPF position on the two statewide propositions on the ballot.


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May
27

CPF Foundation Launch Firefighters On Your Side

California Professional Firefighters and its non-profit California Fire Foundation have launched a statewide campaign, in Spanish and English, on the importance of having and practicing a fire escape plan. "Firefighters On Your Side/Bomberos A Tú Lado" is designed to teach families how to safely evacuate a home that is on...

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May
26

CPF & Foundation Launch "Firefighters On Your Side"

California Professional Firefighters and its non-profit California Fire Foundation have launched a statewide campaign, in Spanish and English, on the importance of having and practicing a fire escape plan. "Firefighters On Your Side/Bomberos A Tú Lado" is designed to teach families how to safely evacuate a home that is on fire.


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May
25

Governor Endorses Pension Commission Findings

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger continues to move away from the harsh attacks on firefighter retirement security that characterized his first two years in office.The governor this week has announced he is supporting a series of bipartisan recommendations aimed at protecting public employee pension and retiree health benefits.


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