Celebrating 100 years has the California State Firefighters Association beaming with pride as they reflect on the last 100 years and prepare for the next. Not many associations, let alone individuals, obtain the esteemed title of becoming a centennial, but the CSFA does so with honor as they attribute their noteworthy journey to the members and firefighters who volunteer their time and skills to the framework of the CSFA.Read This Article
Firefighters face many daily uncertainties. All too often, media coverage of a fire call or accident causes us to re-live the traumas we have witnessed, making it impossible to enjoy a normal and healthy life while off duty and away from the hall. We focus on topics surrounding travel, entertainment, transportation and the lighter side of firefighting (humor, camaraderie, and secrets of the trade).
BLAZE: Firecamp for Young Women, affectionately known as “Camp Blaze” by its founders and alumni, is a week-long camp dedicated to enhancing leadership skills taught through the lens of firefighting.Read This Article
Whether you are a volunteer or a career firefighter, retiring from the service is a significant step and should involve a plan to help with the transition, both duties you held at the department, and personally to help adjust to a new lifestyle that doesn’t revolve around the station.Read This Article
How many times in your life have you heard someone say that they’ve fallen into a rut? That life seems to take on this Groundhog Day effect of being almost completely the same, give or take a few minor differences?Read This Article
Firefighters are by nature drawn to light. Whether it is the glow of a structure fire as we race down the highway, or the sterilizing backdrop of an emergency room, light is an inherent part of what we do.Read This Article
By: David Cossitt President TPFFCS, Ambassador CFFF “As the days flew by, donations continued to come in alongside complementary meals which showed the team how big and supportive their community truly was.“ With last year’s 2020 ride shortened due to the pandemic, athletes in the TPFFCS Memorial Ride to Ottawa were bound and determined to …Read This Article
You probably recognize Steve Lemme from the mega successful "Super Troopers” movies and the 90s comedy “Puddle Cruiser”. Even though he’s never set foot in a fire academy, he has become the face of firefighting for viewers across north America.Read This Article