FIFTY-EIGHTH EDITION

CAL FIRE 2017 Fire Season
 
 
CAL FIRE Local 2881 STRENGTH IN UNITY!

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  CAL FIRE Local 2881
Honor Guard 2017



MY VALLEY, 1/16/2018

Butte County January 29, 2018 - California endured its worst fire season on record in 2017. Statewide, in CAL FIRE's responsibility area, 7,117 wildfires scorched more than 505,000 acres of land.

Residents of Butte County were not spared from the destruction. Firefighters in CAL FIRE's Butte Unit battled blazes that consumed 25,811 acres. Four major devastating fires: Wall, Ponderosa, Cherokee, and La Porte, destroyed 114 homes, 6 commercial structures, and 112 outbuildings.   READ MORE

TIME, 1/31/2018

Insurance claims from last year's deadly California wildfires have reached $11.8 billion, the most expensive series of wildfires in state history.

The staggering figure released Wednesday includes $1.8 billion in insurance claims from fires that swept through Southern California in December.

The rest is from a series of fires in Northern California's wine country in October.

Before last year, California's most expensive single fire was the 1991 Oakland Hills fire that prompted $2.7 billion in claims in today's dollars.   READ MORE

DID YOU KNOW?
 
That  CAL FIRE Local 2881 has new retired members Please welcome:

Jerry Averett, RRU
Scott Fremd, TCU
Christopher Post, AEU
Timothy Solaire, BTU 
Michael Sweeney, BDU



Benefits Education Events

CalPERS will be hosting the CalPERS Benefits Education Events to help you make informed decisions as you travel through career towards retirement.

CalPERS Benefits Education Events February 2018
Mar. 2 & 3, 2018
Schedule (PDF)
Flyer (PDF)

Additional information and registration details for the 2018 events are available on the  CalPERS website . 


UPCOMING EVENTS

FINANCE DIRECTOR TRAINING
FEBRUARY 8 - 9

LEADERSHIP  TRAINING
FEBRUARY 20 - 22

REPRESENTATION TRAINING / ADVANCED WORKSHOP
FEBRUARY 26 - MARCH 2

IAFF LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
MARCH 4 - 7

REPRESENTATION CLASS
MARCH 19 - 23

EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING
MARCH 20 - 22

RETIREE WORKSHOP
APRIL 3 -4

PAC  TRAINING
APRIL 10 - 12

CDF FIREFIGHTERS BENEVOLENT
 FOUNDATION
Provides funds for immediate life sus taining assistance to firefighters and their families who have suffered debilitating injury or loss of life.

For more information or to donate, visit the website.

CAL FIRE LOCAL 2881
NO ONE LEFT BEHIND
Proceeds support the Firefighters Cancer Support Network.

For more information, visit the website.

 CALIFORNIA STATE EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION
 

CAL FIRE Local 2881 partnered up with CSEA which entitles our members to benefits like:
For more information, visit the website .

CAL FIRE Local 2881  likes to stay connected with our membership.  We want to make sure every member has an updated mailing address.

Below is a list of both Active and Retired members that have bad addresses.  If your name is on the list or you have recently moved,  please contact Danielle at (916) 277-9885 or  dkelsch@L2881.org to update your address.







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