Local Firefighters Proud To Announce Camouflage Shirt Campaign To Support Veterans in Their Community

United Professional Firefighters Of Contra Costa County Press Release


Local Firefighters Proud To Announce Camouflage Shirt Campaign To Support
Veterans in Their Community


Thursday, March 31st, 2016
Martinez, CA

The United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County Local 1230 are proud to wear camouflage shirts throughout the year in support of the Veterans of our community. All agencies including East Contra Costa Fire Protection District, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, Rodeo-Hercules Fire Protection District, Moraga-Orinda Fire Protection District, El Ceritto Fire, Pinole Fire, and Kensington Fire will be wearing their respective shirts on various holidays in show of support. All money raised will go directly to various Veteran organizations within Contra Costa County. These shirts will also be available for sale to the public through our website at www.contracostafirefighters.org just click on the "contact us" tab to purchase and show your support. Local 1230 is, and always will be a huge supporter of our Veterans both locally and across our country. Firefighters from each of our represented agencies will be available with their camouflage shirts on display and for sale to the general public at our office on Friday, April 1st, at 10:00 am. Interested members from the press are encouraged to visit our office located at 112 Blue Ridge Drive, Martinez, 94553.

"As a veteran and being from a family of veteran's, including my daughter who is a SSGT in the USAF currently serving in Korea, I am proud to be a part of this endeavor. As firefighters we are on the frontlines of protecting our communities. It is an honor to show support to those who have our back and protect our borders and beyond and to assure them their service is not forgotten," says Vince Wells, President of the United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County, Local 1230

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For media inquiries please contact Vince Wells, President of the United Professional Firefighters
of Contra Costa County Local 1230 at (925)768-5374