Valley Fire
Destroying 162 More Homes, Fire Ranks As
Fourth Worst In California History

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection  said the fire was 69 percent contained  but it was still threatening thousands of other structures.  
"The tally brought the total number of homes destroyed in two wildfires burning in Northern California the past two weeks to nearly 1,600, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said. Those fires killed five people, and on Sunday authorities announced that a body was found near the source of a new wildfire in Monterey County that destroyed or damaged 10 homes.
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CalPERS Health Open Enrollment 2015 started September 14 and ends October 9.

CalPERS Plans and Rates
Active members and retirees: Visit your health plan's website to learn how benefits, claims, and payment of claims are covered, as well as the service limitations and exclusions that may apply. Follow this link to our CAL FIRE Local 2881's Members only side for some tips to help you choose a health plan.






IN THE NEWS
Memorial dedication in Colorado Springs for firefighters


IAFF General President Harold A. Schaitberger , addressing families at the Colorado Springs Memorial. For more pictures, please visit the IAFF's  Facebook page.



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Butte
Fire Containment
Climbs
All Roads Open Update at 7:30pm:
 A productive day for firefighters battling the Butte Fire as contaiment grows and all residents were allowed to return to their homes with all road closures lifted. The blaze is now 72% contained with the acreage remaining at 70,760.  Tragically, the number of structures  destroyed jumped to 545 homes and 356 outbuildings with 42 structures damaged. As firefighters gain more ground on the fire, resources continue to drop. Currently on scene there are 3,494 fire personnel, 274 engines, 34 water tenders, 92 hand crews, 22 dozers , 7 helicopters. Read more

UPCOMING EVENTS


34TH ANNUAL FALLEN FIREFIGHTER MEMORIAL   
October 3 - October 4

CALIFORNIA FALLEN FIREFIGHTER MEMORIAL  
October 17  @ 11:30am

CDF FIREFIGHTERS BENEVOLENT FOUNDATION 3RD ANNUAL GOLF  TOURNAMENT
October 15 @ 9:30am

 
For the full even t calendar:
http://www.calfirelocal2881.org/events/



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