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 2020

ON THE COVER:  A structure fire broke out on the 1600 block of Lake Ridge in the city of Yorba Linda Feb 6th in a mobile home community at 9:20 AM. Orange County Fire Authority and Brea Fire Department responded and reported a mobile home well involved with fire. It took approximately 15 minutes to contain the fire that started due to an overheated computer cable. No injuries were reported. Photo by Fernando Villicana