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August 2014

CA-TF2 Rated Fully Operational by FEMA

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On July 17 and 18, California Task Force Two (CA-TF2) completed a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrative Readiness Evaluation (A.R.E) of its Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Program.  Areas of evaluation included Operations Readiness, Logistics Readiness, and Management Readiness, with CA-TF2 receiving an overall unit rating of “Fully Operational.” Read More

Focus on Policies: Canine Search Policy

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jason_vasquez2The mission of the Department is to protect lives, the environment, and property by providing prompt, skillful, and cost effective fire protection and life safety services.  Our highly trained emergency personnel use specialized vehicles, tools, equipment and many high tech gadgets to perform these tasks.  Read More