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Cal Fire Hiring Firefighters and Fire Apparatus Engineers

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Want to become a member of the greatest wildland firefighting force in the world? Job listings for Firefighter Job listing for Fire Apparatus Engineer Final filing date: November 8, 2007

Cal Fire Chief Endorses DC-10 Supertanker

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In a recent edition of his Chief’s memo California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Director Ruben Grijalva discusses in detail why he signed a three year contract for use of the DC-10 Supertanker, Tanker 910. The Chief writes at length why he supports this all important firefighting weapon. Here are a few key highlights […]

Expect To See More Of This

California’s Tulare County has assumed fire protection control from CDF(Cal Fire). According to The Fresno Bee; “Fire and county officials have spent 18 months creating a department they say will save the county about $1 million a year. The move also gives the Board of Supervisors control over labor negotiations. Building a department in less […]

CDF Now Called Cal Fire…… WTF?

It’s explained here. I don’t get it and I don’t care for it. Come to think of it I didn’t like it when they changed from “California Department of Forestry” to “California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection”. I am 100% confident they did not consult permanent employees of the department before either was put […]

Gov. Schwarzenegger Helps Fallen FF Families

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On Wednesday, February 7 Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed SB 41 authored by Senator Jim Battin that enacts the California Fallen Firefighters Assistance Tax Clarification Act of 2006 in the wake of the five firefighters who died in the line of duty fighting the Esperanza fire last year. This bill will “help the families of the […]