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

November-December 2021

ON THE COVER:  McCloud Fire Department’s Pierce Type 1 engine with Mount Shasta looming in the background. This rig was donated to McCloud by Berkeley Fire Department. See related Fire Department in Focus and more photos beginning on page 6.