The California Fire Foundation has activated hundreds of its Disaster Relief cash cards and distributed them to survivors of the recent, deadly Mill Fire in Siskiyou County. To date, 700 cards were distributed at the Weed Community Center between September … Read More
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Ventura Fire Department and Local 3431 are saddened to announce the loss of one of their own. Firefighter-Paramedic Matthew Clapsaddle, 59, passed away on August 20, 2022. He served the Ventura Fire Department for 28 years. He is survived by … Read More
Supporting Resiliency in Our Communities: The PG&E Corporation Foundation and California Fire Foundation Announce Grantees for Wildfire Safety Funding
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— The California Fire Foundation (CFF), with support from The PG&E Corporation Foundation (The Foundation), has awarded a total of $730,000 in wildfire safety grants to 66 local fire departments, fire agencies and community groups. The grants will help … Read More
CA Fire Foundation Disaster Relief Cash Cards Provide More Than $87,000 in Support for Survivors of the McKinney Fire
The California Fire Foundation has activated hundreds of its Disaster Relief cash cards and distributed them to survivors of the recent devastating McKinney Fire in Siskiyou County. To date, 350 cards were distributed at the local assistance center at the … Read More
The California Fire Foundation has activated hundreds of its Disaster Relief cash cards and is distributing them to survivors of the recent devastating Oak Fire in Mariposa at the local assistance center located at Mariposa County High School. Working with … Read More