Twenty years after the horrific 9/11 attacks, retired Fire Chief and Executive Director of the California Fire Foundation, Rick Martinez, reflects on that tragic day and the importance of remembering the lives lost. Every year on 9/11 we pause to … Read More
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CALIFORNIA FIRE FOUNDATION DISTRIBUTES OVER 1,500 SUPPLYING AID TO VICTIMS OF EMERGENCY (SAVE) CARDS TOTALING OVER $375,000 IN AID, TO SURVIVORS OF THE RIVER, DIXIE AND CALDOR FIRES (SACRAMENTO, CA) The California Fire Foundation is distributing their Supplying Aid to … Read More
The 19th Annual California Firefighters Memorial Ceremony has been tentatively postponed to spring 2022 due to recent spikes in COVID-19 cases and increased transmissibility of the Delta variant. Additional information will be forthcoming. Read More
The California Fire Foundation distributed the first edition of their newsletter, Fire Lines, this July. See the complete copy below or download the PDF at the link at the bottom. Read More
Los Angeles County Fire Department and Los Angeles County Firefighters, Local 1014 are deeply saddened to announce the loss of one of their own. Firefighter Specialist Tory Carlon lost his life on June 1, 2021 at the age of 44. … Read More