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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MAY
06

Special Olympics Northern California Fundraiser Bike Ride

Joe Gagne, a firefighter from the City of El Cerrito, is participating in a Special Olympics Northern California bike ride. The event is the annual Bike the Bridges & BrewFest on Saturday, June 10th, 2017 at the Martinez Waterfront Park. Come out and join us for this scenic ride and craft beer festival as we pedal to raise funds for Special Olympics ! All rides start and end at Waterfront Park in Martinez, and will have you pedaling across both the scenic Carquinez Bridge and the Benici...
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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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DEC
31

New California Child Safety Seat Law Effective January 1, 2017

Buckling up is the single most effective thing you can do to protect yourself and your passengers in a crash.  It is extremely important to make sure all children riding in your car be properly secured before every trip. Thousands of children are injured or killed every year because their child passenger safety seats are not installed properly. Remember, most collisions occur within a mile of the home - so buckle your child in a safety seat for every trip, no matter how short...
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