The fire service and a grateful public gathered to honor two fallen brothers who gave their lives in the line of duty. With full honors, a memorial service honoring Porterville Fire Captain Ray Figueroa and Porterville Firefighter Patrick Jones was … Read More
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The Porterville Fire Department is saddened to announce the passing of Firefighter Patrick Jones, 25, who died in the line of duty. Brother Jones was killed while battling the City of Porterville Library Fire with Fire Captain Ramon “Ray” Figueroa. … Read More
The Porterville Fire Department is saddened to announce the passing of Fire Captain Ramon “Ray” Figueroa, 35, who died in the line of duty. Brother Figueroa was killed while battling the City of Porterville Library Fire with fellow Firefighter Patrick … Read More
The long and hard work of rebuilding fire-shattered communities has gotten an important assist this month as California continues to rise from the ashes. The California Fire Foundation is announcing the distribution of more than $3 million in grants to … Read More
HOPE AND TOGETHERNESS As 2019 draws to a close, we are reminded that the holidays represent a time of togetherness and hope. A time to gather with friends and family, and look forward to a new year full of possibilities. … Read More