Drill

Why It’s Called “Drill” Consistentpractice yields Efficiency in motion, In return you gain Speed. We all know the term “ Drill”, to us it means get out and practice our craft. We take pride In what we do especially because we WILL have the opportunity to perform on at least one working fire per day. Drilling is important…

Stockton Firefighters are highlighted in an article published in the California Professional Firefighters quarterly newsletter:

Stockton Firefighters Local 456 organized a fill-the-boot donation drive to help those affected by the Camp Fire. Firefighters were placed at high traffic intersections around Stockton and collected donations from community members across the city. The one-day fundraiser raised an astounding $27,000 in just four hours.“A lot of our fire family have ties to the…

World Down Syndrome Day

The guys over at Company 2 are sporting crazy socks today as part of World Down Syndrome Day (also known as WDSD). #WDSD is a global awareness initiative that has been backed by the United Nations since 2012. It has been spearheaded by Down Syndrome International, which has linked up with national charities across the world to…

Camp Fire Fill the Boot

If you missed it in December, Stockton Firefighters held a fundraiser ‘Fill The Boot’ for victims of the Camp Fire. Dozens of our union members stood at street corners to accept donations; Stockton citizens stepped up big and totaled almost $30,000!! YOU did that Stockton! Local 456 President Mario Gardea oversaw distributing the funds via…