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

  May-June 2019

ON THE COVER: CSFA leadership attended the annual CSFA Legislative Day at the State Capitol on April 29, informing lawmakers and their staffs about issues facing the state’s fire service. Part of the contingent posed on the north steps of the capitol building, from left: Matt Epstein, Dry Creek Rancheria FD, Joe Stewart, Geyersville FD, Mike Zike, Beverly Hills FD, Anthony Dixon, Los Angeles County FD, Mick Hannan, Long Beach FD, Ed Foster, Carpenteria-Summerland FD, Steve Wilson, El Centro FD, and President Mike Shrout, Long Beach FD. Photo by Gary Giacomo