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CDF Registry Record


Welcome to my CDF/Cal Fire Registry History Page. My name is Phil   Terry , 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 "Beaky" .

My First Assignment with CDF began in : 1968.    I Retired in :   1999

Assigned Work Locations :  

Region’s 1,5,6       San Mateo , Riverside, Santa Clara, and Lake/Napa  Ranger Units

Belmont, Perris, Temecula, Skylonda, Alma, Sunol, Castle Rock, Napa, Yountville, St.Helena, Leesville, Gordon Valley,.Brooks Stations. Ending at Lake/Napa Hq’s.


Favorite Assignments :  

St.Helena Station and many overhead assignments through out the state.


Most Interesting Calls :  

Many, but the Oaklands Hills fire “Tunnel Fire” most spectacular.



My thoughts about my time with CDF and some Comments for those considering  joining  CDF/Cal Fire :  

A wonderful career, and they paid me to work there, couldn’t be better.