Calendar of Events

Please Note the following:
  • California Chapter-sponsored events require ALL safety equipment specified in the safety manual to be present on your apparatus.
  • Insurance certificates will be checked upon arrival.
  • NO membership signups at the event.
  • SORRY - Chapter-sponsored events are not open to non-member apparatus due to insurance regulations.
  • For further information on events, please refer to the newsletter.

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SEPTEMBER 30, 2017 (Sat) - 2017 Firefest

Stateline, NV / South lake Tahoe, CA

Event has been moved to Stateline, adjacnet to the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. Antique and modern fire, emergency medical, and police vehicles on display. Open to the public. Apparatus owners interesting in displaying a vehicle should contact Dell Lindstrom at (775) 315-3763 for information.


OCTOBER 7, 2017 (Sat) - Reno Fire Museum Open House

Reno, NV

Reno Fire Museum Open House, 260B Winter Street, Reno. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


OCTOBER 7, 2017 (Sat) - San Jose Fire Museum Warehouse Equipment Sale

San Jose, CA

1661 Senter Road, Building D1, 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Nozzles, hose, wildland gear, tools, extinguishers, turnouts (including airport crash suits), breathing apparatus, and fire grenades. Booster hose, booster hose reels, Stokes litters, aluminum ladders, exhaust fans, hose clamps, and more. Also generators, air compressor, and misc commercial garage items. Cash, check, or credit cards. Museum gift shop open. Be there!


OCTOBER 22, 2017 (Sun) - Antique Truck, Tractor, and Stationary Engine Show

Vista, CA

Held at the Antique Gas and Steam Engine Museum, 2040 Santa Fe Avenue, Vista, CA. Call Adam Rossman at (760) 803-1034 for more information.


SEPTEMBER 16, 2018 (Sun) - Fire Equipment and Memorabilia Swap Meet
Citrus Heights, CA

16th Annual Northern California Fire Equipment and Memorabilia Swap Meet. Co-sponsored by the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District, Pioneer Mutual Hook and Ladder Society, and the California Chapter of SPAAMFAA. Swap meet is behind Sac Metro Station 21 at 7641 Greenback Lane, Citrus Heights, CA. Seller's set-up begins at 7 a.m., and is open to the public from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free admission, free selling spaces. Buyers park outside. Nozzles, hose, fittings, lights, sirens, hydrants, helmets, clothing, etc. For info or to request a selling space, contact Gil Aymeric at (916) 408-3710 or Randy Wootton at (916) 216-1407. This is the largest fire-related swap event on the West Coast.

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TOURS - If you missed any of the last tours, you missed out! We got to see many great rigs & obscure museums. Try to make the next one.


NEED HELP WITH YOUR RIG? Never pumped? Don't have any hose or nozzles? Bring your rig to one of our events and we'll help you. There are lots of members who would be happy to show you the basics of operating your rig. Someone can probably even loan you some hose and equipment for the day. Even if you just want to park and watch -- that's great too. Don't be shy, come on out!
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