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December

12/12/2017 - Holiday Safety News Conference

12/01/2017 - Orange County Fire Services Memorial Remembrance Ceremony

November

11/16/2017 - Orange County Fire Authority Installing Free Smoke Alarms in Laguna Hills Estates

11/11/2017 - Orange County Global Medical Center and OCFA to Feature Holiday Fire Hazard Demonstrations and Safety Tips

11/08/2017 - Orange County Joins Other Agencies for the Spark of Love Toy Drive

11/02/2017 - Time to Change the Batteries in Your Smoke Alarms

October

10/25/2017 - Preliminary Review of Initial Attack Dispatch for Canyon 2 Fire

10/25/2017 - Press Conference Regarding Canyon 2 Fire

10/19/2017 - OCFA Responds to OC Register Article Regarding Canyon 2 Fire

10/10/2017 - Repopulation for Canyon 2 Fire

10/10/2017 - OCFA Stations Host Open House

10/05/2017 - Riverview West Smoke Alarm Install

September

09/29/2017 - Temporary Closure of Skyline Drive

09/28/2017 - OCFA Board Names Former OCFA Deputy Chief Patrick McIntosh Interim Fire Chief

09/26/2017 - Update on Residental Access to Specific Areas of Corona

09/08/2017 - 9/11 Day of Remembrance Ceremony

09/07/2017 - California Task Force 5 Returns Home from Hurrican Harvey

09/05/2017 - OC Fire Service Memorial Remembrance

August

08/28/2017 - OC Drowning Prevention Task Force End of Summer News Conference

08/24/2017 - Board of Directors, No Reportable Action of Fire Chief Position

08/24/2017 - CA Task Force 5 Deployment

08/18/2017 - OCFA Fire Chief Jeff Bowman Resigns

July

07/27/2017 - OCFA Hosts BBQ in Seal Beach to Honor Fallen Veterans

07/25/2017 - Avalon Fire Captain to be Recognized by OCFA Fire Chief & Board for Actions Taken after Irvine Plane Crash

07/11/2017 - OCFA Explorer Academy's, Day in the Life

07/06/2017 - Smoke Alarm Installation Event, San Juan Capistrano

June

06/27/2017 - OCFA Firefighter Academy 44 Graduates

06/20/2017 - Fireworks Safety Press Conference

May

05/30/2017 - Drowning Prevention Summer Kickoff

05/26/2017 - Wildland Fire Preparedness Press Conference

05/17/2017 - OCFA's Annual Open House, Irvine

April

04/18/2017 - OCFA to Participate in Mock DUI Event at Tesoro High School

04/03/2017 - Smoke Alarm Installation Event, Mission Viejo

March

03/30/2017 - OCFA to Participate in Mock DUI Events at Yorba Linda & Valencia High Schools

03/28/2017 - Family Rescued by OCFA & Garden Grove Firefighters to Meet at Fire Station 78

03/23/2017 - OCFA to Participate in Mock DUI Event at Los Alamitos High School

03/22/2017 - OCFA to Participate in Mock DUI Event at San Clemente High School

03/07/2017 - OCFA Academy 43 Graduation Ceremonies

03/03/2017 - Forest Service to Begin Dam Removal

February

02/23/2017 - Smoke Alarm Installation Event, Irvine

02/16/2017 - ECC / Rainstorm Media Conference

02/14/2017 - OCFA Recognizes Best and Bravest at Annual Awards Ceremony

02/06/2017 - Elizabeth Swift and Ed Sachs elected as Chair and Vice Chair of the OCFA Board

January

01/23/2017 - Forest Gardens Smoke Alarm Installation Event, Lake Forest

01/17/2017 - OCFA Media Conference for Expected Rain


2016

December

12/15/2016 - Eric Weuve Celebration of Life

12/13/2016 - Orange County Firefighter Identified

12/06/2016 - Holiday Safety Press Event

12/05/2016 - OCFA Firefighter Ron Castro Memorial Services

12/05/2016 - The Passing of Firefighter Ron Castro

November

11/21/2016 - OCFA Fire Stations Collect Toys for Annual Spark of Love Toy Drive

11/17/2016 - OC Global Med Center and OCFA to Feature Holiday Fire Hazard Demonstration

11/07/2016 - Volunteers Seek Single-Day Smoke Alarm Installation Record

11/07/2016 - Change Your Clocks, Change Your Smoke Alarm Batteries

11/03/2016 - OCFA Installing Free Smoke Alarms in Santa Ana

October

10/11/2016 - Kevin Woyjeck Freeway Dedication

10/06/2016 - Orange County Fire Chief's Fire Service Memorial

September

09/21/2016 - OCFA Fire Stations Open House

09/08/2016 - Orange County Fire Authority to Conduct 'Day of Remembrance' Ceremony at OCFA

August

08/31/2016 - OC Task Force on Drowning Prevention Reminds Public to Be Aware Around Water

July

07/25/2016 - OCFA Out of County Personnel on Northern and Southern California Wildfires

June

06/30/2016 - San Clemente Tattoo Parlor Arson Investigation

06/29/2016 - OC Task Force on Drowning Prevention Campaign Launched

06/23/2016 - OC Task Force on Drowning Prevention News Conference

06/22/2016 - OCFA and APD Remote Rescue in Black Star Canyon

06/21/2016 - News Tip Leads to Arson Arrest

06/15/2016 - Fireworks Press Conference

06/09/2016 - Tip From Video Leads to Arrest of Arson Suspect

May

05/13/2016 - OCFA and Waterworks Aquatics team up for Mock Drowning and Water Rescue demonstration

05/12/2016 - OCFA Releases Arson Suspect Video

05/10/2016 - OCFA Academy 42 Graduates

April

04/27/2016 - Social Media to Highlight Wildfire Awareness Week May 1 - 7

March

03/14/2016 - Change your Clocks, Change your Smoke Alarm Batteries

February

02/24/2016 - OCFA Utilizes Vacant Building for Firefighter Training

02/05/2016 - OCFA Annual Awards Ceremony Recognizes its Best and Bravest

02/01/2016 - OC Task Force on Drowning Prevention, Second Meeting

02/01/2016 - PulsePoint Public Release

January

01/27/2016 - Walmart Investigation

01/05/2016 - OCFA Storm Preparations


2015

December

12/26/2015 - OCFA Strike Team Responds to Ventura

12/23/2015 - Holiday Safety Tips and Demo

12/14/2015 - Spark of Love Toy Drive

12/08/2015 - OCFA Academy 41 Graduation

12/03/2015 - Irvine Smoke Alarm Installation Event

12/03/2015 - OCFA Firefighters Win Emergency Medical Service Awards

November

11/24/2015 - OC Holiday Safety

11/19/2015 - Fire Hazard Demonstrations and Safety Tips Event

October

10/30/2015 - Change Your Clocks, Change Your Smoke Alarm Batteries

10/27/2015 - OCFA Fire Station Wins National Design Award

10/22/2015 - OCFA Open House 2015

10/09/2015 - Orange County Fire Chief's Fire Service Memorial Ceremony

10/07/2015 - OCFA Fire Station 'Open Houses'

10/05/2015 - AB 896; OCFA Board Supported Legislation Signed Into Law

September

09/29/2015 - OCFA and Anaheim Fire & Rescue Partners with Albertsons/Vons/Pavilions to Encourage Residents to prepare Emergency Kits

09/24/2015 - OCFA Firefighters Return Home From Battling Northern California Wildfires

09/14/2015 - OCFA Firefighters Responding to Northern California Wildfires

August

08/28/2015 - Seal Beach Mock Drowning & Rescue Demonstration

08/27/2015 - OCFA Senior Chaplain Warren Johnson Memorial Service

08/24/2015 - Unanimous Decision in Poole v. OCFA Supports Agency's Personnel Process

08/17/2015 - Drowning Prevention Grant Funded Swim School Graduation

08/06/2015 - Orange County Task Force on Drowning Prevention

08/05/2015 - OCFA Firefighters Assisting With Wildfires Throughout California

July

07/24/2015 - 2015-2016 Elected Board Chair & Vice Chair

07/16/2015 - Station 56 Grand Opening

June

06/26/2015 - Fireworks Displays News Release

06/25/2015 - Fireworks Press Conference Media Advisory

May

05/26/2015 - OCFA Summer Safety - Mock Drowning

05/15/2015 - Westminster Smoke Alarm Installation Event

05/04/2015 - Social Media Outreach, Wildfire Awareness Week

April

04/27/2015 - Community Water Safety Event

March

03/17/2015 - Helicopter Press Release

03/11/2015 - Smoke Alarm Campaign Part 2

03/06/2015 – Change Your Smoke Alarm Batteries for Spring 2015

February

02/09/2015 - Search for Missing Teenager, Laguna Beach

02/06/2015 - Invasive Pest Found in Orange County

02/03/2015 - Best and Bravest 2015

02/03/2015 - Smoke Alarm Campaign in SJC

January

01/28/2015 - Yorba Linda Fire Arson Suspect

01/15/2015 - OCEA Negotiates Employee Retirement Contributions with OCFA


2014

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