Golden State Fire Apparatus – Goodyear Tire Training by Rick Huseman

DATE:  August 19, 2021   

  • 0900 – 0930 Meet and Greet
  • 0930 – 1030 Association Meeting
  • 1030 – 1200 Goodyear tire training
  • 1200 -1300 Lunch
  • 1300 – 1500 Continue Goodyear tire training


  • Golden State Fire Apparatus
  • 7400 Reese Rd.
  • Sacramento, CA 95828
  • (916) 330-1638


Goodyear Tire Training by Rick Huseman

*Tire construction type of passenger, light truck & commercial vehicles

*Out of service criteria, DOT date code reading, proper tire sizing, weight rating and tire pressure recommendations.




Association T-shirts for sale for $20 for Long or Short sleeve in Blue or Grey.  They will be for sale at the February meeting.

February 18,2016 

Bauer Compressors (Oil & Lubricants with rep from BP Oil) and Updates on compressors and fill stations from Bauer Compressors.

267 E Airway Blvd, Livermore, CA 94551


April 21, 2016

Burton’s Fire Apparatus (Training TBA)

1301 Doker Dr, Modesto, CA 95351


June 16,2016

Wattco (New vehicle antennas along with the latest tech equipment being installed on fire apparatus)

2230 Cordelia Rd, Fairfield, CA 94534


August 18,2016

Golden State Fire (Training TBA)

7400 Reese Road, Sacramento, CA 95828

The California Fire Mechanics Academy has opened registration for the Fall 2014 EVT Express Academy in Irvine and Mira Loma, CA, November 3 – 7.   Detailed information about the academy may be found at or by calling (916) 333-5044.   This year, we are offering the following courses:

CFM-115    Pumps & Accessories

CFM-215C  Aerial Apparatus

FM-229A    Detroit Diesel Engine Repair, Service & Troubleshooting

FM-109       Electrical Systems I


Space is limited and classes will fill quickly.


Christi Mansel
CFMA Staff

P.S. Diane VanRuiten has now officially retired from the CFMA.  The current Board of Directors and well as our staff will be monitoring all the emails to the academy and we will be responding to them in place of Diane.  Please feel free to contact Diane at and wish her the best in her retirement.

Take a look at: NFPA 1071, Standard for Emergency Vehicle Technician Professional Qualifications

We’ve added the following item(s) to the document information page for NFPA 1071:

Notice of a Consent Standard: NFPA 1071 did not receive any comments and the committee determined, through ballot, that no further revisions are necessary. Therefore, NFPA 1071 shall be forwarded directly to the Standards Council for action in accordance with Section 4.7 (see also Anyone wishing to appeal the issuance of NFPA 1071 may do so by July 5, 2014 to the Secretary, Standards Council.