Captain Fernando Carranza was honored this past Friday along with other Tri-Valley First Responders as LPFD's 2016 Firefighter of the year. The Red, Blue, and Gold Banquet is held annually at the Blackhawk Automotive Museum by the Tri-Valley Knights of Columbus to acknowledge and honor our best first responders.
The Livermore Police Department, The Livermore Police Officer’s Association, and The Livermore Pleasanton Fire Department are asking for the communities assistance. On Christmas afternoon, LPD Officers and LPFD firefighters responded to a local hotel in response to a non-responsive 39 year old female.
July 12, 2015
My Brother's Keeper IAFF Local 1974 Crossfit Team took the bronze medal at this years 2015 California Firefighter Olympics! The Olympics this year were hosted by the United Firefighters of Los Angeles City Local 112 and this particular event was held at Crossfit Crown City in Pasadena.
On May 11, 2015 the City of Livermore presented members of the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department and Livermore Police Department a Proclamation in recognition of their bravery and heroic efforts to save a life of a distraught woman attempting to end her life by jumping from the First Street overpass in the evening hours on April 17th, 2015.
Laura Ling from Seeker Stories interviews San Francisco Firefighter Greg Collaco as he shares his experiences with post traumatic stress injury, and how he deals with the challenges faced on and off the job.
The Livermore-Pleasanton Firefighters Foundation 7th Annual Hook and Ladder Run taking place on Sunday, June 7th is 75% full! Register now before it is sold out! Register online here---> #Register online here!http://www.active.
On Saturday April 25th Captain Jim Artman, Engineer Craig Berchtold and Firefighter/Paramedic John Morley were recognized at the Oakland Firefighters Random Acts 14th Annual Awards and Dinner Dance in Oakland. This was in recognition of their efforts in saving the life of nine-year old Carlo Cooney. Also recognized at this event were the Paramedics-Plus personnel, and the YMCA staff.
CalPERS Posts 18.4% Return on Investment In Fiscal Year 2014
CalPERS, the state's nearly 300 billion public pension fund has posted solid gains amid concerns over retirees soaring costs. Compared with a 10.4% average annual return over the previous three years, the 18.4% 2014 fiscal year return on investment illustrates a strong stock market. The average return over the last two decades is 8.5%.
A Day in the Life of Engine Co. 94
Short documentary film showcasing the day of firefighters on Engine Company 94 located in West Pleasanton.
Engine 94 from Nick Mahar on Vimeo.