Supporting Your Firefighters and Paramedics

While budget shortfalls are a valid concern given the current economy, with the ever-increasing number of emergency calls made within Upland (we’ve seen a 14% increase over last year), it’s important to have the most professional and well-trained firefighters and paramedics on call 24/7.

Unfortunately, sometimes the rhetoric we hear on TV overshadows the reality of our important profession:

Last Call Memorial

Because we put our lives on the line every single day to protect our city, being a professional firefighter is a dangerous job.  And sometimes the brave men and women who choose to serve their communities make the ultimate sacrifice.  Below is a video from the 2011 ceremony held in Sacramento honoring those who have given their lives for their communities.