Ron Nelson was a Lieutenant for Larkspur FD in 1975, and would later become Chief of the Burney Fire Protection District in Shasta County. Visit our Awards page to read his story, written by his good friend and retired Larkspur Chief William Lellis.
Read about his rescue of a truck driver from rain swollen Corte Madera Creek, and his subsequent award for heroism from the California State Firefighters Association.
Our Blog announces new site content, and gives the context of the topic and it's relationship to fire service history. Written by Bill Lellis & Paul Smith