Cal Fire Peer Support

Start Date: 01/30/2021


We were asked by Cal Fire to accompany Cal Fire Peer Support as they contacted fire fighters at different stations in Riverside County. Henry and I responded to 4 stations on the West side of Riverside County. Our Peer Support contact was Capt. Paul Selegue. Each station presented different dynamics for Henry and I. We did our best to be a "positive distraction". Our goal was to be there if needed and to comfort those who wanted to interact. We had some awesome interactions along the way. I appreciate Cal Fire for recognizing the power of having a canine present during these visits. One station team was touched that we would take the time out of our day, as a volunteer, to visit them. He stated it made them feel validated.

Agency: Cal Fire