JUN
21

East Contra Costa Fire to Host Ceremony to Change Station 93 to Station 53

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East Contra Costa Fire to Host Ceremony to Change Station 93 to Station 53 The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District invites the public to retire Station 93 as it will be re-numbered to Station 53 on June 30, 2017. The District will host the ceremony promptly at 11:00 am as the station will remain open, but function with a new station identification number-Station 53. For those who would like to attend, the Station is located at 530 O'Hara Avenue in Oakley. During the ceremony, the District...
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MAY
30

Pool Safety Checklist for Parents

Warm weather is here and so is time to enjoy the outdoors and swimming with kids. Safekids.org has published 6 safety tips for parents with kids when swimming: Pool Safety Checklist TIPS FOR PARENTS 1. Watch kids when they are in or around water, without being distracted. Keep young children within arm’s reach of an adult. Make sure older children swim with a partner every time. 2. Teach children how to swim. Every child is different, so enroll children in swim lessons when they are ready. Consi...
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MAY
09

Donate to MDA for Fill the Boot

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For 60 years, Fill the Boot has been a fire fighter tradition - giving families affected by muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases hope for the future and support for the present. Every year your local firefighters dedicate their time off from work to help raise money for the  Muscular Dystrophy Association’s (MDA)  Fill the Boot charity drive. Throughout the year, and across the nation, firefighters dressed in their firefighting gear ask for donations from drivers on street corn...
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APR
24

Action at the State Capitol - Dangers of Butane Honey Oil Fire Explosions



This past month Contra Costa County Fire Arson Investigator Victor Masenkoff spoke at the State Capitol on the dangers of butane honey oil fire explosions and the process employed to produce it. California's first responders and the citizens they protect are in danger with this increasingly popular drug manufacturing process.
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APR
10

It's National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

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Every year during the second week of April, the telecommunications personnel in the public safety community, are honored. This week-long event, initially set up in 1981 by Patricia Anderson of the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office in California, is a time to celebrate and thank those who dedicate their lives to serving the public. It is a week that should be set aside so everyone can be made aware of their hard work and dedication. Thank you to all of our dispatchers who work with us in ...
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APR
01

Information on Expanded Voluntary Worldwide Recall of EpiPen® Auto-Injector

Mylan today (3/31/17) announced that Meridian Medical Technologies, a Pfizer company and Mylan's manufacturing partner for EpiPen® Auto-Injector, has expanded a voluntary recall of select lots of EpiPen (epinephrine injection, USP) and EpiPen Jr® (epinephrine injection, USP) Auto-Injectors to now include additional lots distributed in the U.S. and other markets in consultation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This recall is being conducted as a result of the receipt of two previ...
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MAR
20

Connect With Us By Email

Be sure to join our email list to stay connected with us and receive our occassional emails. Your information is safe and won't be shared with anyone else. We perdiodically send out local news stories, charity events we're involved with, and other information from our organization to keep you informed of what we do.  Our organization includes firefighters from the Moraga/Orinda Fire District, Rodeo/Hercules Fire District, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, East Contra Costa Fire ...
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FEB
17

CCCFPD Academy 50 Highlight Video



  A glimpse into the experience of a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District fire academy, with Academy 50.
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FEB
09

Congratulations to the 8 new firefighters

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It is with great pleasure we congratulate and welcome 8 new firefighters into the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. These newest members of the Fire District will graduate on Friday, February 10th, 2017 and receive their probationary assignments. Congratulations and welcome to the fire service family!
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JAN
07

Creek & Flood Control Channel Safety

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With the rainy season upon us our normally calm creeks and channels can become full of swift moving water and debris without warning. Please stay out of the creeks and channels and Stay Alive! Take advantage of this opportunity to speak to our children and friends about the dangers of fast moving storm water and the almost certain fate that awaits anyone who goes into rain swollen creeks and channels. The flood control channels are part of our community’s infrastructure and, like freeways or rai...
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