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Dec
03

Firefighter Fill The Boot Bill Signed

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Dec
03

Firefighter Anti-Terrorism Training Approved

California's first responders will be better prepared to meet the challenges of domestic terrorism thanks to CPF-backed legislation signed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. The CPF-backed legislation, AB 587, authored by Assemblywoman Betty Karnette (D-Long Beach), earmarks $2.5 million for firefighter anti-terrorism training -- half of the $5 million allocation made out of proceeds from a special 9/11 license plate fund.


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Nov
27

Edward Kelly, 1946-2007

Edward Kelly 1946-2007
Edward Kelly 1946-2007

With deepest regret and sorrow, Marin Professional Firefighters reports the passing of Edward Kelly, Local 1775 Treasurer, recently retired Ross Valley Fire Captain, Fairfax native, and loving grandfather and husband.

As one of the most generous and gregarious souls we have ever known, Ed blessed us all with his smile and companionship for nearly 40 years, through his service to Fairfax Fire Department, Ross Valley Fire Department, and Marin Professional Firefighters.

Ed lost his battle with job-related multiple-myeloma November 27, 2007, with wife Carmen and daughter Colleen at his side.

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Nov
27

Edward Kelly, 1946-2007

Edward Kelly 1946-2007
Edward Kelly 1946-2007

With deepest regret and sorrow, Marin Professional Firefighters reports the passing of Edward Kelly, Local 1775 Treasurer, recently retired Ross Valley Fire Captain, Fairfax native, and loving grandfather and husband.

As one of the most generous and gregarious souls we have ever known, Ed blessed us all with his smile and companionship for nearly 40 years, through his service to Fairfax Fire Department, Ross Valley Fire Department, and Marin Professional Firefighters.

Ed lost his battle with job-related multiple-myeloma November 27, 2007, with wife Carmen and daughter Colleen at his side.

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Oct
18

Memorial Ceremony 2007

In a solemn ceremony featuring a procession of uniformed firefighters and presentations to family members, 29 firefighters who fell in the line of duty were added to the California Firefighters Memorial. Located in historic Capitol Park, adjoining the California State Capitol in Sacramento, the Memorial carries the names of nearly 1,000 firefighters who died in service since California became a state in 1850. This year, the Memorial marks its fifth anniversary by honoring, among others, two Contra Costa firefighters killed in a San Pablo house fire in July and five U.S. Forest Service firefighters who died in the deadly Esperanza Fire last fall in Riverside Co.


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