Fire Prevention

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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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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Fireworks display along the waterfront

Fireworks Are Not For Amateurs

We know you like your Independence, and enjoy doing things yourself.  But trust us, on Independence Day in California, it’s best to leave the fireworks shows to the professionals. Here are a few reasons why: Purchasing, selling, or detonating fireworks is illegal in many cities throughout California. That’s a good thing.  The problem is, surrounding …

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Riverside City Fire Partners With CalFire Prevention

California Fire Prevention is pleased to announce that the Riverside City Fire Department has entered into a Memo of Agreement to partner with our organization in the area of fire and life safety. The new Agreement will see CFPO contribute fire and life safety educational programs and awareness to the City of Riverside. “We’re very …

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Community Risk Reduction in California

Community Risk Reduction in California is an emerging and important component of modern fire prevention. California Fire Prevention Organization is working to create tools, support, and programs and help agencies throughout California better implement these new fire prevention practices. Our parent organization is called the Safe Community Project, Inc., and has been involved in professional …

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Welcome to the new California Fire Prevention Organization Website!

Welcome to the new California Fire Prevention Organization website, ecosystem and blog. California Fire Prevention Organization is the newest unit of The Safe Community Project, a California non-profit public benefit charity corporation. California Fire Prevention Organization joins MySafe:LA as the latest entity focusing on professional fire and life safety education, awareness, and training. We invite …

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