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FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program

CalFire Prevention Earns FEMA Grant

The California Fire Prevention Organization has won a FEMA Fire Prevention and Safety Grant for delivering fire and life safety programming throughout the State of California. This grant, awarded to approximately 150 fire departments, universities, and non-profits is aimed at reducing risk in the community. CalFire Prevention will utilize the grant to reach at-risk homes …

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CalFire Prevention officers with a family in Santa Cruz, California

Fire Safety Canvassing in Santa Cruz

The California Fire Prevention Organization canvasses in neighborhoods throughout the State of California, providing fire safety education and installing FREE smoke alarms into at-risk homes. More than 40% of all lower income homes in the State have either non-functional smoke alarms or none at all. Working in partnership with the Santa Cruz Fire Department, CalFire …

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Jr Life Guards learn CPR

Santa Cruz Jr Guard Learn CPR with CalFire Prevention

In a continuing partnership with the Santa Cruz Fire Department, public safety officers from California Fire Prevention provided training in the delivery of CPR, use of an AED, and basic leadership to the city’s Junior Life Guard members. With water safety being such a concern to the city, being able to understand the minute by …

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Glendale City Employees learn CPR

Teaching Glendale City Employees CPR

The California Fire Prevention Organization partnered with the Glendale Fire Department to teach all employees in the City of Glendale (California) how to perform hands-only CPR. Over the course of a month, employees were registered for weekly classes with CalFire Prevention public safety officers for the one hour class. Taught be CFPO paramedics and EMTs, …

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People gather to collect fire safety materials during a public safety fair

Engaging the Community to Improve Resilience

California Fire Prevention members joined with the City of Murrieta and the Murrieta Fire and Rescue Department in teaching people how to be better prepared during a public safety fair in the city. Along with providing printed material on how to survive a house fire (working smoke alarms being key), and when to follow the …

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