California Fire Service Magazine

The California Fire Service, published six times a year by CSFA, is the state’s only statewide fire service trade journal. Members receive the magazine as part of their membership, and a controlled mailing is also sent to over 1000 fire departments throughout California. Circulation exceeds 16,000.

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Meet the Editor


Gary Giacomo

  March-April 2017

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ON THE COVER: Firefighters prepare for live fire training during a free CSFA sponsored training class in Sonoma County in 2015. These training opportunities are funded through a federal SAFER grant, and the last three opportunities are in April and June. Photo by Vern Losh