The City of Chico Fire Department and Chico Firefighters, Local 2734 are saddened to announce the passing of one of their own in the line of duty. Captain Ruben Joseph Duran, lovingly known as Joe, passed away on September 12, 2018 following a battle with job-related cancer. … Read More
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Who let the goats out? It was the Benicia Fire Department. The department has received a $15,000 grant to expand the use of goats as part of the city’s vegetation management. Read More
Considering skipping the stove and leaving the fridge closed and seeking a salad or pizza or at least a quick dessert and drink out? If you’re dining out on Tuesday, Sept. 11, and you make your way to a California Pizza Kitchen, … Read More
Well-known names have offered praise and support for their firefighters and the California Fire Foundation. Read More
The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District and Contra Costa County Firefighters, Local 1230 are saddened to announce the passing of one of their own in the line of duty. Retired Contra Costa Fire Captain Peter Anthony “Pete” Aliotti passed … Read More