On July 23, 2018, firefighters began battling the Carr Fire in Northern California and from Thursday night to Friday morning, the Carr Fire raged out of control, threatening widespread and tragic destruction. The fire has exploded in size in the last week, … Read More
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CAL FIRE Local 2881 and CAL FIRE are saddened to announce the loss of one of their own. CAL FIRE Heavy Equipment Operator Braden Varney died July 14, 2018 while working to prevent the spread of the Ferguson Fire in … Read More
Three structure fires Wednesday — a day that peaked at 97 degrees in Modesto — kept area crews busy and sent one firefighter to a hospital for treatment of second-degree burns. Read More
Thousands of uniformed firefighters, their families and a grateful community gathered in Long Beach to celebrate the life of Long Beach Fire Captain David Rosa. Rosa died in the line of duty June 25thwhen he was shot to death while … Read More
No parent ever wants experience having a child go missing, but should that happen, the Benicia Fire Department has acquired a resource to assist in bringing lost children home safely. City firefighters have partnered with the American Football Coaches Association … Read More