DEC
04

Crab Feed Fundraiser to Benefit Our Military Veterans Program

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Mr. Lucky's of Pleasant Hill is hosting a Crab Feed benefiting our Military Veterans Program. Saturday, January 27th, 2018 from 2 pm to 5 pm. Menu includes penne pasta bolognese, garden salad, garlic bread, and of course fresh crab! $50 per person - must sign up and pay in advance by January 20th.  Please contact Mr. Lucky's directly to sign up and pay. $10/person will be donated by Mr. Lucky's of Pleasant Hill to the United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County, Local 1230, Mili...
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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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NOV
07

Fill the Boot Fundraiser in Pleasant Hill, Wed., November 8th

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Once again this year, your local firefighters will be out raising money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association's Fill the Boot Charity Drive. We will be in Pleasant Hill on Wednesday, November 8th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the intersection of Contra Costa Boulevard and Concord Avenue. So far this year generous donors like you have graciously donated over $50,000 to this worthwhile cause and will assist many families here in Contra Costa County. What is the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) ?...
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OCT
10

FULL LIST: North Bay fire evacuation centers, road closures, school closures as of 10/10/17 at 4:28 pm

* content provided by ABC7 News  At least fifteen people have died and more than 2,000 homes and businesses are destroyed as wildfires ravage much of the North Bay. IMPORTANT: If you are in need of resources, shelter, or assistance please check below. We will continue to update  this page  for resources and complete updates on road closures, school closures, and evacuation orders, and help information. The CHP in Marin notes that anyone who follows their  Facebook page  ...
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OCT
09

Websites for Major Active Fire Incidents in CA

As a point of reference the following link will list all major active fire incidents in the State of CA. The page lists each active fire incident with the incident name, acreage burned, and evacuation information if applicable. http://www.fire.ca.gov/current_incidents The following page lists current California fire weather and shows any active fire weather watch and red flag warnings across the state: http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/index.php  
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SEP
26

15th Anniversary CA Firefighters Memorial Ceremony - Saturday, September 30th, 2017

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The California Fire Foundation  invites you to join us in remembering the sacrifice of our fallen heroes at the  15th Anniversary California Firefighters Memorial Ceremony  on  Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 11:30am  in Sacramento’s Capitol Park. On  Friday, September 29, 2017 ,  a special evening tribute  will be held marking the 15th Anniversary of the California Firefighters Memorial. The tribute will include a solemn candlelight procession to the...
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AUG
29

Local Fire Agencies Assisting with Texas Flooding Rescue Operations

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This past weekend firefighters and other emergency personnel from across the State of California were activated within their CA US&R Teams to respond and assist with the rescue efforts in Texas. In all, eight CA US&R Teams were activated and are now deployed in Texas.  Locally, California US&R Task Force 4 (CA-TF4), based out of the Oakland Fire Department arrived in Texas last night and is now operating in the Houston Area. CA US&R Task Force 4 includes members locally...
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AUG
27

Annual 9/11 Flag Display in Clayton, CA




This past week, firefighters from Contra Costa County Fire Protection District's Station 11 in Clayton, finished work on their annual flag display. Each year firefighters from the station proudly put out 343 flags on the lawn representing the 343 firefighters killed in the attacks at the World Trade Center in New York. There are also 72 flags on display representing the 72 law enforcement officers killed that day as well. The annual flag display has been done since 2002 as a tribute to all the m...
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AUG
19

Oakland Firefighters

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 The United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County, Local 1230, are deeply saddened to hear of the senseless loss of one of your own this past week in San Jose. We stand with you in mourning and offer our sincerest condolences to the family of Jake Walter, your organization, and the City of Oakland. We pray for a speedy recovery to the second firefighter injured in the incident.  From the City of Oakland press release, August 18th, 2017: Anyone wishing to make monetary donati...
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