We are grateful for their courage, selflessness and sacrifices. And, as with all of our fallen brothers and sisters, they will not be forgotten.
IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial
September 17 ,2016
The names of 123
IAFF members who died in the line of duty and reported to the
IAFF in the last year are now etched in granite, to be remembered forever by family, friends and fellow fire fighters in communities across North America.
IN THE NEWS
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WILDFIRE GROWS TO 1,500 ACRES IN SONOMA COUNTY
A wildfire in Sonoma County quickly grew to 1,500 acres and remains 20 percent contained Monday morning as evacuations are in place, officials said.
About 20 to 30 homes have been evacuated, the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office said. An evacuation center is being set up at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church at 1402 University Street in Healdsburg.
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CAL FIRE INCREASES STAFFING IN PREPARATION FOR SANTA ANA WINDS
CAL FIRE, 9/23/2016
CAL FIRE has increased firefighter staffing in preparation for several days of Santa Ana winds and extreme fire conditions in Southern California. The National Weather Service has issued several "Red Flag Warnings" and "Fire Weather Watches" due to low humidity and gusty winds that could reach up to 55mph. The warnings went into effect today and are expected to last through Sunday. They include the mountains and valleys of Ventura, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, Orange and San Diego counties. The Santa Ana Wildfire Threat Index is now showing a "High" category for many areas.
"Traditionally, late September through mid-November is Santa Ana season," said Chief Thom Porter, CAL FIRE Southern Region chief. "Many of the State's largest and most damaging wildfires coincide with this time of year." READ FULL STORY
OCTOBER INSTRUCTOR-LED CLASSES
CalPERS is offering a variety of informative instructor-led classes throughout the state in October. Please visit the CalPERS Member Education page to access detailed class descriptions and find answers to frequently asked questions. Log in to my|CalPERSto review the schedule and enroll in the class of your choice.
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Planning Your Retirement
Bakersfield, Barstow, Bishop, Blythe, Brawley, Cerritos, Gilroy, Hanford, Hemet, Independence, Riverside, San Francisco, San Luis Obispo, Temecula, Valley Center, Visalia
Completing Your Retirement Application
Bakersfield, San Luis Obispo
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