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The Carlsbad Fire Department Foundation is continually assisting the Carlsbad Fire Department through supplemental funding, education, community outreach, and scholarships.

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Firefighters focus on clean air, bodies and gear to try to cut cancer risk

Firefighters are regularly exposed to toxins and carcinogens throughout their career.  A staggering 68% of Firefighters will be diagnosed with cancer.  These detox chambers allow firefighters to excrete toxic chemicals from their bodies through the use of medical-grade infrared heating technology while performing mild exercise on a stationary bicycle within the chamber. The Foundation will purchase a total of three detox chamber units for the Carlsbad Fire Department by the end of 2018.

Click the button below to read the full article in The San Diego Union-Tribune Article for an in-depth look at the cancer risks our first responders

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December 10, 2014

Gupta Family Donates $10,000 to CFDF

Mr. and Mrs. Vineet Gupta, of Vista, donated $10,000 to The Carlsbad Fire Department Foundation Scholarship Program. The donated funds will enable the Foundation to award vocational and collegiate scholarships…
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March 12, 2015

Carlsbad Fire Department Foundation Celebrates 1 Year

The Carlsbad Fire Department Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity founded by a small group of local citizens in February 2014. Although only a year old, the Foundation, through the generosity…
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August 28, 2015

Coast News: Foundation Seeks Funds to Support Firefighters

By Bianca Kaplanek – The Coast News CARLSBAD — In an effort to enhance fire and rescue services, support safety education and provide scholarships to the children of Carlsbad firefighters…
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