California Fire Service Magazine

The California Fire Service, published six times a year by CSFA since 1927, is the state’s only statewide fire service trade journal. CSFA members receive the digital magazine as part of their membership, and a controlled print mailing is also sent to over 2700 fire stations throughout California. Readership exceeds 15,000.

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Meet the Editor


Gary Giacomo

 March-April 2021

ON THE COVER:  Fourth of July fireworks light up the sky behind the Pechanga Casino Resort. The Pechanga Fire Department marks 25 years this year and is the subject of this edition’s Fire Department in Focus beginning on page 6. Photo courtesy Pechanga Fire Department