Mountain Warfare Fire Department and Camp Pendleton Firefighters, Local F-85 are saddened to announce the loss of one of their own. Firefighter/Paramedic Matthew M. “Bear” Rominger, 48, passed away on May 16, 2021 from COVID-19 complications. In his career, he … Read More
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Chico Fire Department and Chico Firefighters, Local 2734 are deeply saddened to announce the loss of one of their own. Fire Captain Stephen “Steve” T. Andrews passed away on May 21, 2021 after a battle with job-related cancer. He was … Read More
Helping Communities Stay Safe: PG&E and California Fire Foundation Renew Partnership to Tackle Wildfire Risk
State Partners with California Fire Foundation to Stop the Spread of COVID-19 by Encouraging Californians to Get Vaccinated
SACRAMENTO – Today, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the state is joining forces with the California Fire Foundation to reduce the spread of COVID-19 by encouraging people to make a plan to get vaccinated. Firefighters have been on the front … Read More
Vista Fire Department and Vista Firefighters, Local 4107 are saddened to announce the loss of one of their own. Firefighter/Paramedic Andrew “Andy” Valenta passed away on April 25, 2021 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Prior to joining Vista Fire … Read More