CA FORESTRY & FIRE PROTECTION 25-YEAR CLUB - The 57th ANNUAL REUNION
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The awards are ready to be won at the 2015 Redding Bagpipe Competition! In keeping with the support from the Pipes & Drums of L2881, the gold medal is a fire dept. challenge coin!
CAL FIRE Local 2881 Honor Guard
President Mike Lopez being given a tour of the Ventura Conservation Camp by L2881's Finance Director, Division Chief Paul Van Gerwen.
Pres. Mike Lopez, rank-and-file director Tim Edwards, district 6 vice president Darren Hoppingarner. Attending Riverside County and city partners meeting in Moreno Valley. Topic of discussion will be impacts of bargaining to our cooperative service agreements.
Redding Solo Bagpipe Competition, 4th Annual - March 7, 2015
CAL FIRE joined with the Diablo Firesafe Council, East Bay Municipal Utility District, Moraga Orinda Fire District, Hills Emergency Forum and the California Shakespeare Theater (Cal Shakes) in a fuels reduction project aimed at removing dead vegetation in the eucalyptus grove adjacent to the Bruns Amphitheater in Contra Costa County. CAL FIRE hand crews removed dead and downed materials, selectively thinned tree stand, removed larger dead trees and limbed up low branches from around the 545-seat outdoor theater.
Basic Representation Class for 2015
Its #WhyIWalk Wednesday and we are honored to team up with our amazing families and community members for this event. Here is a quote from one of our teams #TeamHarleyBoy
“I participate in the MDA Muscle Walk every year for my brother David who has Duchene Muscular Dystrophy. He motivates me and holds a very special place in my heart. It makes me so happy to know how excited he gets about the walk, who is coming and what kind of fundraising I will do prior to the walk. It is more important than ever to participate in Muscle Walk, we are so close to a cure and by raising money for this event I know I AM PROGRESS.” -Jennifer Campbell, Team Captain, Team Harley Boy
MDA of Greater Sacramento and Northern Nevada
Applications are now being accepted for Fire Apparatus Engineer (Paramedic) examinations. Be sure to get your application in before March 10, 2015. Learn more: http://calfire.ca.gov/about/downloads/careers/FAE-Paramedic_5FS02.pdf
If you have any questions or know someone who is interested in becoming part of the CAL FIRE Local 2881 Honor Guard, you may contact them through their Facebook page.
We are so excited to announce we now carry Cal Fire Long Sleeve Tall T-Shirts!!!!! Call or Come by:) 951 304-0033
2 Hot Activewear & Uniforms
CAL FIRE has been the top fundraiser for MDA in CA for last 5 years now to be #1 nationwide in 2015
MDA/ CDF Firefighters L2881
CAL FIRE was recognized by the Muscular Dystrophy Association as the top fundraiser in the state of California for the 2014 Fill the Boot fundraising campaign. CAL FIRE raised over $417,000 last year to help support Muscular Dystrophy research. Thank you to all of those who helped make this tremendous contribution possible.
Kidde is recalling more than 4.6 million disposable fire extinguishers in the U.S. and Canada because the plastic valves may not fully discharge when the lever is pressed and released.
When I read the recent article that declared firefighting to be the most stressful job in the United States, I remembered a conversation I had long ago with a friend who was a paramedic with
Santa Ana winds are likely across South California starting Thursday. This will increase the fire danger. Be Ready. Learn more: www.ReadyForWildfire.org.
#RoundFire [final] West of Hwy 395 at the Sherwin Grade (Inyo & Mono Co) is now 100% contained at 7,000 acres. http://cdfdata.fire.ca.gov/incidents/incidents_details_info?incident_id=1073
#RoundFire [update] West of Hwy 395 at the Sherwin Grade (Inyo & Mono Co) remains 7,000 acres & 98% contained. http://cdfdata.fire.ca.gov/incidents/incidents_details_info?incident_id=1073
#RoundFire [update] West of Hwy 395 at the Sherwin Grade (Inyo & Mono Co) is now 7,000 acres & 98% contained. http://cdfdata.fire.ca.gov/incidents/incidents_details_info?incident_id=1073
There are many different ways to be burned. Remember to be careful around less obvious sources of danger (like electricity) too! Happy National Burn Awareness Week!
UC Santa Cruz Office of Emergency Services
Landmark study into firefighters' mental health.
The University of Adelaide is conducting the first study of its kind into the mental health of professional firefighters at South Australia's Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS).
#RoundFire [update] West of Hwy 395 at the Sherwin Grade (Inyo & Mono Co) remains 7,000 acres & 95% contained. http://cdfdata.fire.ca.gov/incidents/incidents_details_info?incident_id=1073
Research shows that toxic gases and chemicals that firefighters are exposed to over time multiply their risk of cancer.
#RoundFire [update] West of Hwy 395 at the Sherwin Grade (Inyo & Mono Co) remians 7,000 acres & 95% contained.
State of California Round Fire General Information