Fresno County Fire Protection District
Honor, Integrity, Cooperation & Professionalism

Historical Society

Fresno-Kings Branch of the Historical Society

Founded

Fresno-Kings Branch founded in March 2010.

Purpose

The Fresno-Kings Branch of the Historical Society and Museum for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection will serve, under the By-Laws and Governance of the established statewide Nonprofit Corporation, as a medium to: identify, collect, preserve, document, exhibit and interpret material evidence and information of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, the Fresno County Fire Protection District, the Mid-Valley Fire District and the Westside Fire District. The underlying purpose is to promote pride and loyalty in its employees, maintain traditions of service and preserve history, for the benefit of educating CAL FIRE employees and the general public.

Membership

Membership is open to ALL active and retired CAL FIRE employees. Corporate membership is available for individuals and/or businesses who wish to operate in support of the Museum.

Membership Dues

An annual or monthly donation may be made through payroll or warrant deduction. The minimum contribution is $24.00 per year or $2.00 per month.

Meetings

Regular Branch meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of every other month, commencing with January of each year (January, March, May, July, September, November). Meetings are held at 10:00 a.m. at CAL FIRE/Fresno County Fire Protection District Headquarters located at 210 S. Academy, Sanger, CA 93657.

Events

Annual Fresno-Kings Unit BBQ, Parades, Conferences, other Community Events as interest dictates.

 

Historical Society Meetings

Historical Society Meetings 2017/2018

Time: 10:00 AM

Location: Sanger Headquarters (conference room), 210 S. Academy Sanger Ca. 93657

Dates: 2nd Tuesday of every other month beginning in January

Future meeting dates:

  • September 15, 2017
  • November 14, 2017
  • January 9, 2018
  • March 13, 2018
  • May 8, 2018
  • July 10, 2018
  • September 11, 2018
  • November 13, 2018

Membership & Donations

Historical Society Membership

Membership in the Historical Society and Museum for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection is open to all current and retired members of CAL FIRE. Membership dues are payable via Payroll or Warrant deduction authorization. Current employees should complete the PAYROLL Deduction Authorization. Retired employees should complete the WARRANT Deduction Authorization.

Instructions for completing the Payroll and/or Warrant deduction form are listed below.

All Members

Print your Last name, First name and M.I.
Fill in your Mailing Address.
Fill in your Social Security Number
Check the box indicating your Authorized Monthly Deduction. (PERS requires a minimum $2.00 monthly deduction)
Sign and Date the form. (A signature and date is required to be kept on file as long as the deduction is in place)

Retired Members

Complete all of the information on the form as directed above.
Fill in your PERS I.D. Number. (This number is found on your warrant statement, immediately above the issue date, and is needed in order to process the CALPERS form they require us to submit to begin the deduction)

Surviving Spouse or Beneficiary

Complete all of the information on the form as directed above.
Indicate your Social Security Number. (This is needed in order to process the CALPERS form they require us to submit to begin the deduction)

Mail the completed form to:
CDF Museum
3800 Sierra Way
San Bernardino, CA  92405

Keep and/or make a second copy of the form for your records.

** Those wishing to discontinue their membership may write a letter to the Museum requesting a discontinuance of their membership deduction. Your deduction will then be stopped.

Thank you for your support,

Jarrel B. Glover
Museum Manager
Museum phone: 909-881-6984
Website: www.CDFMuseum.org

Additional Resources

Mid-Valley Fire District Engine 6

Additional Resources

Mission, Values, & Vision Statement

Fresno-Kings Branch Mission, Values, and Vision Statement

Our Mission Statement

The mission of the Historical Society and Museum for CDF/CAL FIRE, Fresno County Fire District, Fresno Kings Branch is to identify, collect, preserve, document, exhibit and interpret material evidence and information of CDF/CAL FIRE, Fresno County Fire,Mid Valley & Westside Fire Disctricts and the Fresno Kings Unit for the purpose of promoting pride and loyalty in its employees, maintaining its traditions of service and preserving its history for the benefit and education of CDF/CAL FIRE employees and the people of both the State of California and Fresno and Kings Counties.

Our Values Statement

Historical Society and Museum for CDF/CAL FIRE, Fresno County Fire District/Fresno Kings Branch is dedicated to the following values:

  • Encouraging the preservation of the history of the CDF/CAL FIRE, FKU, FCFD, MVFD & WSFD
  • To foster pride and loyalty within the ranks of CDF/CAL FIRE personnel
  • To care for and maintain collections of materials and information to ensure their preservation and long term well being.

Our Vision Statement

To capture, record and preserve the history of the CDF, FCFD, MVFD, & WSFD throughout the State of California and specifically within the boundaries of Fresno and Kings Counties.