DEC
10

Toys for Tots Donations Now Accepted Through December 16th

The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District has begun accepting toys for the 2018 Toys for Tots Program. Collection boxes are currently available at all CCCFPD fire stations and the administrative office in Concord (4005 Port Chicago Highway, Suite 250 Concord, CA 94520).  Toys for Tots only accepts new, unwrapped toys and toys in the original packaging. Stuffed animals are allowed. Donations will be accepted through Sunday, December 16th . Anyone wishing to make a monetary donati...
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NOV
17

Celebration of Life for Rodney Bruce, Retired CCCFPD Captain

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Rodney Bruce was born on March 23, 1953 and died of a sudden heart attack on November 8, 2018 while doing one of his favorite past times as a retiree; hanging out with friends.  Rodney better know as “Rod” was a resident of Brentwood Ca when he passed but was a long standing resident of Martinez, California. Rod graduated from Alhambra High School and began a career with Contra Costa County Fire Protection District shortly after in 1976.  Rod promoted through the ranks spending over 20...
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SEP
14

Requesting Public Help with Information

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Contra Costa County Fire Protection District is investigating an uptick in fires in and around Antioch over past years. Investigators are requesting public help with information, including surveillance cam footage, regarding fires in the area. Please call the arson tip line at 866-50-ARSON with any information.
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SEP
07

LODD: Contra Costa County Fire Captain Peter Aliotti

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The  Contra Costa County Fire Protection District and Contra Costa County Firefighters, Local 1230  are   saddened to announce the passing of one of their own in the line of duty.   Retired Contra Costa Fire Captain Peter Anthony Aliotti  passed away on August 28, 2018 at the age of 62. Brother Aliotti had a successful career as a Contra Costa County firefighter, rising to the rank of captain before his retirement in 2012. He worked at many stations but mainly in Co...
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JUN
21

Fill the Boot Thank You to the Community

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Thank you to everyone who took the time to generously donate to our annual Fill the Boot charity drive. At two different locations this past month we were able to raise over $22,000 for the MDA ! For 60 years, Fill the Boot has been a firefighter 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 Dystrop...
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JUN
13

Contra Costa County Residents Can Now Text 911 for an Emergency

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY (KRON) - If you live in Contra Costa County, you can now text 911 in the event of an emergency.  The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff announced the news on Wednesday.  Authorities say during an emergency it's still advised to call 911 first, but if you are unable to speak or in a situation where it is unsafe to speak, you can send a text to 911.  Here's how it works: To send a text, enter the numbers 911 in the "To" field.  The body of the text sh...
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APR
29

Congratulations to Vince Wells, Recipient of Robert Reich Award

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This past week, Vince Wells, President of the United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County was awarded the Inaugural Robert Reich Award at the Roosevelt Awards Dinner in Concord, California. This award was given to Vince Wells for his tireless efforts in supporting labor and improving working conditions for those he represents. Vince has over two decades of service to his community working as a Fire Captain/Paramedic with the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District and nearl...
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FEB
20

Announcement of CCCFPD Fire Academy #51 Graduation

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The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District is proud to announce the graduation of Academy #51. 24 recruits will graduate this Friday, February 23rd, 2018 at the ceremony in Antioch. The recruits will then be placed with fire companies throughout the Fire District and begin their probation and careers with Contra Costa County Fire. Congratulations and welcome to our family! Ceremony begins at 10:00 am El Campanil Theatre 602 West 2nd Street Antioch, CA   
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NOV
27

Remembering Our Fallen -- The California Firefighters Memorial Ceremony

Remembering Our Fallen -- The California Firefighters Memorial Ceremony honors the memory of those who have fallen in the line of duty in California. In 2017, the Memorial marked its 15th anniversary.
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NOV
15

Sandbag Locations in Contra Costa County

Here is the most recent list of sandbag locations throughout Contra Costa County.  Be sure to contact each individual city or unincorporated area to confirm availability. ANTIOCH:                                                 1201 W 4th St – Maintenance Center Li...
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