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CDF Registry Record


Welcome to my CDF/Cal Fire Registry History Page. My name is Russ   Russell , and this is a short Historical perspective of my time with the organization.  My Training, Assignments, Calls, Incidents and Adventures that I recall as vivid memories.   My co-workers and friends often called me The Ranch Master .

My First Assignment with CDF began in : 1964.    I Retired in :   2005

Assigned Work Locations :  

Beaumont Station 20, Orange County Fire (Airport),  Perris Headquarters, Western division Vacation relief (early 70s), Anza/Sage relief, Station 22


Favorite Assignments :  

Division Group Sup. on Several Fire throughout the State

Member of the States first Firing Team


Most Interesting Calls :  

The Northridge Earthquake and the Roddy King Riots

Delivered 3 babies in the Field

Swift Water rescue in the late 70s (only Firefighter on scene)