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

September-October 2020

ON THE COVER:  Structure protection on the CZU Complex Fire in Santa Cruz County by firefighter Brett Finicle (foreground) and Captain Travis Espinoza (background) from Barstow Fire Department. Photo by Nic Coury.