United Fire Service Urges Oct. 15 Stand Down for CA Firefighters Memorial Ceremony

The California fire service — management and labor — is asking all California firefighters and their families to take some time on October 15th — in person or online at the fire station — to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice.

Cal-OESCalifornia Professional Firefighters and the California Fire Chiefs Association are urging any available personnel to attend and participate in the Memorial Ceremony in Sacramento. 

For those working, management and labor are urging all personnel to participate in a Safety Stand Down in fire stations on October 15th from 11:30am to 1:00pm to view the ceremony online via live stream from Cal-OES.

Complete information -- streaming links, apparatus parking, participation details and information on the fallen -- is here at memorial.cafirefoundation.org. 

Read the labor-management stand down letter.

Brother and sister firefighters: Please share the video above, and urge your departments to participate by sending personnel, authorizing apparatus and notifying all stations of the Memorial Stand Down.