The current mayor of Temecula and the mayor pro-tem -- both of them are running for reelection -- have garnered a local firefighter agency's endorsement.
"On behalf of the CDF Firefighters Riverside Chapter, we would like to inform you officially of our endorsement of your candidacy for the Temecula City council," reads a letter sent to incumbent Mayor Chuck Washington and City Councilman Mike Naggar.
"Your unyielding commitment to public and firefighters [sic] safety has made our decision to endorse you an easy one," the letter continued.
According to the endorsement letter, the CDF Firefighters Riverside Chapter represents more than 1,000 Firefighters within Riverside County.
"As Riverside County’s Fire Protection, our members will respond to
more than 130,000 emergencies this year. CDF Firefighters Riverside Chapter also protects several cities within Riverside County," the letter states.
"We hope our endorsement for your candidacy will assist you, and more importantly, the Temecula voters ... on Election Day."