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

November-December 2019

ON THE COVER: Roof operations were just one of the training scenarios available during hands-on training at Visalia Fire Department, prior to the CSFA Conference, courtesy of the CSFA SAFER grants. See more photos beginning on page 18. Photo by Gary Giacomo