AUG
28

Contra Costa County Fire Protection District & American Medical Response Form The 'Alliance'

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9HDcVDDT8w&w=560&h=315] The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District is getting innovative with the way it does business and serves its community. It's recently teamed up with the Sheriff's office in providing Air Operations and more recently, CCCFPD partnered with AMR ambulance to provide pre-hospital care. This 'Alliance' assures the right resources are being dispatched at the right time and in a cost effective way.
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JUL
01

PRESS RELEASE

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Collaborative Effort with Fire District Reopens Previously De-Staffed Fire Engine in Concord Wednesday, July 1, 2015 Concord, CA The United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County are proud to announce the reopening of previously de-staffed Engine 6 from the Downtown Concord Fire Station.  Engine 6 has been de-staffed since May of 2012, so the reopening of this unit is providing much relief during an extremely intense fire season and anticipated high heat throughout the summer.&nbs...
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MAR
31

Vote YES! for Rapid 9-1-1 Emergency Fire Response Services in East Contra Costa County

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Vote YES! for Rapid 9-1-1 Emergency Fire Response Services in East Contra Costa County! A federal grant that kept two of your local East Contra Costa County fire stations open, recently expired and cannot be renewed or extended. Unless new revenue is secured now, two local fire stations must close permanently and 18 Firefighter/EMT positions will be eliminated. This would leave 250 square miles and over 100,000 residents in East County with just three fire stations and nine on-duty Firefighter/E...
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MAR
27

Traffic Information for Memorial Service in Pinole Saturday March 28th 2015

Memorial services for Pinole Fire Captain Richard Voisey will be held on Saturday, March 28th at St. Joseph's Catholic Church beginning at 1:00 pm. Pinole Fire Captain Richard "Rich" Voisey passed away at home after a two year battle with brain cancer. Rich served the City of Pinole Fire Department for 35 years and was a lifelong citizen of Pinole. Captain Voisey 's Memorial will have full Fire Service honors. West County Battalion 7 and EI Cerrito fire stations will be covered by mutual aid eng...
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JAN
16

Reopening of CCCFPD Station 11 and Staffing of EMS Squad 1

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The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District is proud to announce that effective today (1/16/15) at 8:00 am the Fire District will restaff Fire Station 11 in Clayton and staff EMS Squad 1 from Station 1 in Walnut Creek. This expansion in their staffing with the addition of two operational units will greatly improve their response capacity to better serve the communities. After several years of service reductions which included the closing of five fire stations and de-staffing of two addition...
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SEP
25

Reopening of Fire Station 75 in Rodeo - PRESS RELEASE

RODEO HERCULES FIRE DISTRICT  MEDIA RELEASE DATE:  October 1, 2014 TIME:  11:00 AM TYPE OF EVENT:  Reopening of Fire Station 75 in Rodeo LOCATION:  Fire Station 75 Rodeo, 326 Third Street, Rodeo, CA. TOTAL FIRE PERSONNEL PROMOTING/GRADUATING:  13 GENERAL INFORMATION: On October 1, 2014 the Rodeo Hercules Fire District is proud to announce the following promotions/appointments of 13 personnel. Two (2) of our members have promoted to the rank of fire captain, three (3...
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JUN
21

First Official Day of Summer Makes for a Busy Day for Firefighters

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As the first official day of summer comes to a close, firefighters throughout the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District continue to brace for a long and busy summe r. With resources in the CCCFPD still stretched dangerously thin, as 7 of their 30 fire companies have been de-staffed or experienced station closures, crews from all over the district were kept hazardously busy. Shortly before 2 pm (1:44) a grass fire in El Sobrante initially began as a small ¼ acre incident but quickly grew e...
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FEB
06

Explanation of Fire Engine Parking on Roadways - In Response to Firefighter Arrest at Vehicle Accident

Standard practice for fire departments while approaching a roadway incident or vehicle accident is to "protect" the scene with the large fire apparatus. This is to ensure the safety of not only the patients in a vehicle, but also the firefighters, police officers, tow truck drivers, and any other agencies that are working at the scene of the incident. Drivers are sometimes distracted by the emergency lights, cellphones, or interest in the accident scene and may accidentally drive into the fire a...
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OCT
06

Frequently Asked Questions - Page 2

What is fire and why do firefighters say seconds count? Is it true firefighters are paid to sleep? What do they do during the day when not responding to calls? Do taxpayers really pay for their meals? Find out the answers to more frequently asked questions and others on our FAQ 2 page. http://www.contracostafirefighters.org/index.cfm?section=29&pagenum=336
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SEP
22

Fire Study Does Not Offer Proper Context

Contra Costa Times "Letter to the Editor" from Vince Wells, September 21st, 2013: Fire Study Does Not Offer Proper Context -- There is a perception by some that the Contra Costa Fire District is operating under an outdated service model. The Con Fire board of directors and even the consultant they hired acknowledge that our fire calls have not changed much over the years. Yes, we are responding to more medical emergencies than we are fires. But our core mission is unchanged and the number of fir...
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SEP
05

PRESS RELEASE - CCCFPD EMS Squad Pilot Program Agreement By Firefighters

United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County PRESS RELEASE - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Vince Wells Tel: 925-768-5374 Email: vwells@iafflocal1230.org CONTRA COSTA COUNTY FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT FIREFIGHTERS OVERWHELMINGLY AGREE TO A SQUAD  PILOT PROGRAM, AN ALTERNATIVE SERVICE MODEL FOR EMERGENCY RESPONSE. Martinez, CA - Starting Friday, September 6th at 0800, Firefighters from the United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County overwhelmingly agreed to support pilot...
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SEP
01

Frequently Asked Questions - Page 1

How much do you pay for fire services in the County? How does the cost of Contra Costa County Fire compare to other fire departments? How are fire engines staffed and why (pre-2013) What are some tasks firefighters do at fires other than extinguishing the fire? Find out the answers to some frequently asked questions and more on our FAQ 1 page. http://bit.ly/hEOB53
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AUG
28

Contra Costa County Firefighters Assist Fairfield (CA) FD with Large 7-Alarm Conflagration

On many levels this incident demonstrates how quickly a conflagration can develop and the importance of effective prevention, hazard mitigation, and response capabilities of a local fire department. Fire crews from around the area including crews from Contra Costa County Fire and the Moraga-Orinda Fire District assisted in the firefighting efforts through an initial attack/immediate need County Strike Team. http://bit.ly/14D1sfi  
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AUG
21

**REMINDER** TONIGHT's Final Fitch Study MEETING in Clayton

Consulting Team Seeks Public Input - Fitch Study for Contra Costa County Fire District: Fitch and Associates, LLC will be hosting a series of town hall meetings to engage citizens regarding current and future Contra Costa County Fire Protection District service delivery models. Tonight's final meeting will include a public education component regarding the study and a public forum – a chance for citizens to speak directly with the consultants regarding their views of District service delivery an...
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AUG
20

**REMINDER** TONIGHT's Fitch Study MEETING in Lafayette

**REMINDER** TONIGHT's MEETING in Lafayette Consulting Team Seeks Public Input - Fitch Study for Contra Costa County Fire District: Fitch and Associates, LLC will be hosting a series of town hall meetings to engage citizens regarding current and future Contra Costa County Fire Protection District service delivery models. Tonight's meeting will include a public education component regarding the study and a public forum – a chance for citizens to speak directly with the consultants regarding their...
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AUG
19

**REMINDER** TONIGHT's Fitch Study MEETING in Pittsburg

**REMINDER** TONIGHT's MEETING in Pittsburg Consulting Team Seeks Public Input - Fitch Study for Contra Costa County Fire District: Fitch and Associates, LLC will be hosting a series of town hall meetings to engage citizens regarding current and future Contra Costa County Fire Protection District service delivery models. Tonight's meeting will include a public education component regarding the study and a public forum – a chance for citizens to speak directly with the consultants regarding their...
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AUG
16

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES (EMS) - Introduction

Getting emergency medical help to your location requires many partnerships when calling 9-1-1: a 9-1-1 telephone system must route calls to a dispatch center; the dispatch center must gather information and communicate it to field personnel; field personnel must stabilize the patient; the ambulance and/or helicopter must transport the patient to the hospital; the hospital must triage the patient, possibly further stabilize the patient, and send him or her to the appropriate specialist. Below you...
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JUL
31

Contra Costa County Fire Station Closures & Engine Shut Downs

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5 Contra Costa County FPD Fire Stations Closed 7 Fire Engine Crews Shut Down List of Closed Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Fire Stations : Station 4 in Walnut Creek : 700 Hawthorne Drive, Walnut Creek, 94596 Station 11 in Clayton : 6500 Center Street, Clayton, 94517 Station 12 in Martinez : 1240 Shell Avenue, Martinez, 94553 Station 16 in Lafayette : 4007 Los Arabis Drive, Lafayette, 94549 Station 87 in Pittsburg : 800 W. Leland Road, Pittsburg, 94565 Additional...
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JUL
19

Commendation From CCCFPD for Fire Crews with Rescues

On two separate occasions over the last few weeks, Contra Costa County Fire crews have performed vital rescues, despite recent fire station closures and reductions in staffing levels. Your Contra Costa County Fire crews continue to limit the damage and loss from structure fires, prevent vegetation fires from spreading to threatened homes, and save countless lives by providing quick and efficient paramedic level service from every fire engine. Below are two recent examples of the extraordinary wo...
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JUL
02

United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County Press Release - July 2 2013

United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County Press Release July 2, 2013 For Immediate Release SIGNIFICANT INCIDENTS & IMPACT OF FIRE STATION CLOSURES IN CONTRA COSTA COUNTY - JULY 2013 Just three days before July 4, 2013, the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District and the East Contra Costa Fire District were proven to be unable to provide enough resources to respond to the major incidents that are part of the normal operations during this time of the year. Let alone the day ...
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APR
30

2013 Fire Season Begins in Contra Costa County

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Contra Costa County Fire has started full wildland responses effective today, Tuesday, April 30th as fire season has begun in Contra Costa County. The 2013 fire season is upon us. This winter saw below average rainfall for California and the County. Recent hot weather, coupled with wind events, has lead to premature drying of the light fuels and lower than normal fuel moistures in the Medium and Heavy wildland fuels. Early brush fires in Ventura and Los Angeles Counties demonstrated rapid rates ...
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APR
30

Press Release - Re-opening of East Contra Costa Fire Station #54

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United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County Press Release Subject: Great news for Local 1230 Firefighters and the communities they protect. Date: April 30th, 2013 Contact: Vince Wells, President vwells@iafflocal1230.org 925-932-1230 Tomorrow morning May 1, at 0800 hours, East Contra Costa County Fire District, Fire Station 54, will be re-opened. Fire Station 54 is located in downtown Brentwood. Tomorrow it will be re-opened and staffed with three firefighters per day as it was prior ...
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APR
23

CCC Board of Supervisors Set to Close 2 Additional Fire Stations

Today, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted to accept the County Administrator's proposed budget for FY '13-'14 which includes the closing of two additional fire stations, one on July 1st and the other in January 2014. This is on top of the 4 fire stations already closed and reduction of two additional fire crews. Supervisors are set to vote on this on May 14th. If this proposal moves forward it would mean only 66 firefighters will be on duty each day to cover over 304 square ...
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APR
21

Enough is Enough!

Press Release from Vince Wells, President of “The United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County” April 21st, 2013 “Enough is Enough” The recommended budget for the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District that will be presented to the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on April 23, 2013, includes the closing of two more fire stations for Fiscal Year 13/14. It recommends the closure of one additional station on July 1, 2013 and a second station by January of 2014. The prior cl...
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JAN
15

Press Release From Local 1230 President Vince Wells Regarding CCCFPD Fire Station Closures Effective Jan. 15, 2013

Citizens served by the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District: As of 0800 this morning (01/15/13), the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District (CCCFPD) has closed 3 fire stations and has reduced two of them to part time stations shared by one crew. The closed stations include Station 4 in South Walnut Creek, Station 16 in Lafayette, and Station 12 in the Mountain View area of Martinez. Station 22 of Concord and Station 11 out of Clayton, will share a crew. The plan is that Station 22 ...
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DEC
16

CCCFPD Statement on Upcoming Fire Station Closures

Statement from Contra Costa County Fire on their website regarding the upcoming fire station closures effective January 15, 2013. Please stay informed as more info will follow. http://bit.ly/R14Bj2
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NOV
01

Response Analysis - Fire vs. EMS Calls

Does your Fire District still respond to fires? There has been a lot of discussion recently regarding the primary mission of the Fire District and why we respond to medical emergencies. Your Fire District, like many other fire departments across the country, has evolved from its traditional role of just being a fire department to being an “all hazards” emergency response organization. As the table below illustrates, the District responds to a wide variety of incidents including fire, rescue, and...
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NOV
01

Measure Q YouTube Video 3

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gj9ruoBiGw0&w=560&h=315] "Calls are not going to get answered. I don't think they believed it (response times) would happen, it's gonna happen, there's no way around it." Please Vote YES on Measure Q!
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OCT
29

Alternative Service Delivery Models

The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District has evaluated a number of alternative service delivery models and has summarized them in this document. The Fire District is a government entity and not a business. As such, we do have to consider more than enhancing shareholder wealth, maintaining profit margins, and ensuring return on investment. As a government organization, our highest priority is providing quality fire protection, emergency medical care, and rescue services for our community....
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OCT
24

Contra Costa County Fire Chief Daryl Louder Sets Out Fire Station Shutdown Plan

Contra Costa County Fire Chief Daryl Louder sets out fire station shutdown plan. Fire Chief said the reductions have consequences. "Losing 10 of its 28 stations will lead to longer response times, more fire damage, greater chance of injury or death for emergency patients, and reduced participation in the regional and state mutual aid system," he predicted. "Fire service cutbacks will also impact the county's ambulance service," Emergency Medical Services Director Patricia Frost told county super...
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OCT
08

Measure Q Updated Information And FAQ’s

After reviewing the candidate forums moderated by CCTIMES Reporter Lisa V. I realize that many of the candidates are not aware of the details of Measure Q and some of them are basing their comments on old information. The top four concerns seem to be, whether or not pension reform will or has taken place, what has been done prior to coming to the vote, whether or not the tax fixes the problem, and why do fire engines respond to medical emergencies, which brings up the question of a new service d...
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SEP
26

Why Do We Send A Fire Engine To A Medical Emergency?


Many people haven’t thought of what to expect when they dial 911. If they have, they may figure that a call for help means that someone will show up relatively quickly and deal with their problem. If someone were to ask you why you would call 911 you would list a handful of situations. At the top of that list would likely be a medical emergency, fire, burglar and the like. But do you give much thought to who shows up or how they get there and who decided that is the best way to respond to your e...
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AUG
27

Support Measure Q In November To Provide Our Local Community With The Funding It Needs To Maintain Basic Fire and Emergency Services


Asking the voters to support a revenue measure is a last resort during this tough economy, but it is a critical piece of the long term plan to make up for essential revenue lost from property taxes and to maintain the 9-1-1 emergency services that keep our community safe. We will keep working with the Fire District and the community to continue closing the budget gap through cost saving measures, increased efficiencies, and much needed reform to the retirement system. Contra Costa’s firefighters...
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AUG
05

The Relationship Of Fire Department First Response To Emergency Medical Services (EMS)


Fire services play a vital role in providing an engine "first response" to 9-1-1 medical emergencies. In some areas (Moraga-Orinda and San Ramon Valley) fire services also provide emergency ambulance response. In other areas of Contra Costa County, emergency ambulance response to 9-1-1 calls is provided by a private company, American Medical Response (AMR). With significant budgetary pressures currently affecting nearly all public sector entities, Contra Costa County has already been impacted by...
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JUL
08

Additional Social Media Sites for Information About Contra Costa County Fire & Emergency Services

For additional information about Contra Costa County Fire & Emergency Services, including the district's current financial difficulties and possible station closures please be sure to "like" the ProtectCCFire Facebook page and follow their Twitter account at @ProtectCCFire. http://www.facebook.com/ProtectCCFire https://twitter.com/ProtectCCFire
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JUN
30

Statement from United Professional Firefighters Of Contra Costa County Local 1230 President Vince Wells On Station Closures

“As the representative of 6 different fire agencies in Contra Costa County – Contra Costa, East Contra Costa, El Cerrito, Moraga-Orinda, Pinole, and Rodeo-Hercules Fire Protection Districts - we are deeply concerned about what’s happening to emergency services in the county. A lack of revenue has led to cuts to our fire service that are already having a dangerous impact on the safety of residents in our community, with more cuts to come. This week, residents in these areas of Contra Costa C...
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JUN
22

Press Release - 6/21/12 Dover Ave. Structure Fire in the City of San Pablo

Press Release from June 21, 2012 residential structure fire on Dover Ave. in the City of San Pablo: On 6/21/12 at 14:12:43 the Contra Costa County Fire District, Richmond Fire Department, and the El-Cerrito Fire Department responded to a reported residential structure fire at 2317 Dover Ave., San Pablo. CCCFPD Engine 70 (San Pablo) arrived at scene and found heavy black smoke and flame from the side door of a 1 story home. All occupants were reported out of the home upon our arrival. Firefighter...
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JUN
14

Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Public Workshop On Tax Measure


The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District will hold a public workshop to discuss the recommended revenue measure on the November ballot. If supported, the additional revenue would be utilized to maintain critical fire and EMS service delivery levels as the Fire District continues to evaluate new models of public safety and create further efficiencies in service delivery. The public workshop will take place on Tuesday, June 26th at 130 pm in the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors Cha...
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JUN
14

Funeral & Procession Information - Line Of Duty Death for William L. West

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. at the Golden Hills Community Church of Brentwood, 2401 Shady Willow Lane, Brentwood, California 94513, (925) 516-0653. An apparatus procession will follow the services. Staging location for apparatus will be at Brentwood PD, 9100 Brentwood Blvd., Brentwood, CA 94513. Staging time will be 0800. The location for staging will be on Guthrie Ln.; enter Guthrie Ln. from Balfour Rd. Family has asked that donations be made to ...
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JUN
13

Line of Duty Death Notice from the IAFF - William L. West


Line of Duty Death Notice from the IAFF - William L. West Local: 1230 Location: Contra Costa County, CA It is with deepest regret and sorrow to report the line-of-duty death of Fire Fighter/Engineer William L. West of IAFF Local 1230 - Contra Costa County, California. Brother West, 56, passed away on Monday, June 11, 2012 from occupational cancer. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. at the Golden Hills Community Church of Brentwood, 2401 Shady Willow Lane...
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JUN
06

The Defeat of Measure S for ECCFPD

With the defeat of Measure S in Eastern Contra Costa County, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District now prepares for firefighter layoffs & station closures in the immediate future. Thank you to those who supported the Measure and understood the consequences if the Measure failed. Please stay informed through any of our social media sites for future updates and information on how the defeat of the Measure will affect you and your family. -  www.contracostafirefighters.org - ...
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MAY
26

Bay Area KidFest Has Started Today in Concord

Bay Area KidFest has started today in Concord! Bay Area KidFest is your place for family fun this Memorial Day Weekend, May 26 - 28, 2012 from 10-6. Contra Costa County Firefighters are on hand to talk to families and children about fire safety! Fire crews will be rotating through the weekend to display their different apparatus and equipment for the public. FREE SHOWS & ATTRACTIONS Live Shark Experience 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m. daily Da Island Way music and dance 3:30 p.m. daily Hoop...
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MAY
15

California State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Statement on Measure S

Statement issued on May 15th, 2012 from California State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones on Measure S: “As California’s Insurance Commissioner, I am concerned that the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District is facing serious budget shortfalls that could significantly impact your homeowners insurance rates. Measure S on the June 5th ballot will protect your current fire protection service. Most insurance companies use a Public Protection Classification program that evaluates key areas of fi...
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MAY
14

Bay Area KidFest Comes to Concord this Memorial Day Weekend, May 26-28, 2012


Bay Area KidFest is your place for family fun this Memorial Day Weekend, May 26 - 28, 2012 from 10-6. Contra Costa County Firefighters will be on hand to talk to families and children about fire safety! FREE SHOWS & ATTRACTIONS Live Shark Experience 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m. daily Da Island Way music and dance 3:30 p.m. daily Hoop Play hula hoop fun all day Sun. & Mon. "The Lion Dance" with Concord Kung Fu Academy 1:30 p.m. Kids Town America open all day Ronald McDonald Show 12 noo...
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MAY
03

Raw News Video from 3 Alarm Martinez Apartment Fire Today

Below is the link to the CBS 5 raw video from the 3 alarm Center Avenue Martinez apartment fire. Multiple crews from Contra Costa County Fire responded to assist with this late morning fire. No injuries were reported. http://cbsloc.al/IIjGlt
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APR
03

Frequent Comments and Questions Answered Showing Why You Should Vote Yes On Measure S

#1 - This tax will just pay for exorbitant benefits for firefighters, so they can retire early with big pension payouts. Our firefighters risk their lives for us every day by running into burning buildings while the rest of us run out. Despite that, East Contra Costa County firefighters do not receive disproportionately large benefits or pensions. When contracts are negotiated, the average salaries of similarly sized jurisdictions are brought to the table for consideration. Despite this process,...
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MAR
28

Help Protect East Contra Costa County’s Fire and Emergency Services - Vote Yes on Measure S by mail or on June 5th


In an emergency, seconds count. When a fire is raging or an accident happens, every minute of response time is critical. That’s why it’s so important to vote yes on Measure S – to make sure critical firefighter, fire paramedic, and other emergency response services are there when we need it. Without Measure S, 50% of our firefighters will be laid off and 3 fire stations will be closed. That leaves only 8 firefighters daily to serve the 105,000 residents and approximately 6,000 service calls each...
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NOV
21

Rodeo-Hercules Fire District To Close 1 of 2 Fire Stations In January 2012


Beginning in January 2012, Rodeo-Hercules Fire will be temporarily closing 1 of 2 fire stations in their district. Here is the story that is now posted on the Rodeo-Hercules Fire Department website: CITIZENS of RODEO and HERCULES The Rodeo Hercules Fire District provides service from two fire stations in the communities of Rodeo and Hercules. In 2010 our members responded to over 2000 incidents, including fires, rescues and cardiac incidents. In addition they assisted in helping our neighbors in...
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SEP
08

Oakley Almond Festival - September 11 & 12, 2011

East Contra Costa Fire is participating in the Oakley Almond Festival along with Local 1230 Honor Guard. Come on out to the Festival. There will be fun for the entire family to do. We will have an engine out there for the kids to climb on & Straw Hat Pizza will have their pizza trailer selling pizza to benefit MDA as well! And of course we will have "the boot." Hope to see you and your family there. Ohara Park Middle School 1100 O'Hara Avenue Oakley, CA 94561 September 11 & 12,  10 ...
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AUG
18

Whole Foods Market Chili Cook Off in Walnut Creek - Saturday, August 27th from Noon to 3 pm


Whole Foods Market in Walnut is teaming up with Contra Costa County Firefighters for their first ever chili cook off competition. Firehouse chefs will compete with Whole Foods chefs to see who can cook up the best chili! This cooking competition will help support the Contra Costa Firefighter's "Fill the Boot" for MDA and Whole Food's "Back to School" theme. Whole Foods has graciously donated all ingredients for this wonderful cause. Firefighters from Contra Costa County Fire Station 1 will be on...
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AUG
04

CCCFPD Engine 70 Participates in National Night Out in San Pablo

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On Tuesday, August 2nd, CCCFPD Engine 70 participated in National Night Out in their local community. Along with the San Pablo Police Department the crew from Engine 70 attended neighborhood block parties throughout their service area to pass out stickers & helmets to kids, meet and talk to citizens, and generally provide a positive interaction with the citizens in their area. For more information about the National event visit: http://www.nationalnightout.or​g/nno/about.html     &...
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JUN
28

Contra Costa Fire Engine 2 Visit to Walnut Creek Kindercare


Contra Costa Fire Engine 2 visited a Kindercare in Walnut Creek on Tuesday, June 28th for a brief demonstration of their new fire engine, firefighting safety gear, and a talk about fire safety. Fire stations around the County are frequently visited by pre-schools, children's groups, local churches, and boy & girl scout troops to learn about firefighters and what they do, and to see their specialized safety equipment. At other times, fire crews will visit locations to educate children about t...
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APR
27

Concord City Councilmember Tim Grayson On A Ride-A-Long with Fire Crews


  On April 22nd, 2011, Concord City Councilmember Tim Grayson did a ride-a-long at Fire Station 6 in Concord. He was very eager to get an up close & personal look at what firefighters do on a day to day basis. He was able to go on several calls as well as learn more about the apparatus that protect the city in which he serves. During his visit he was able to interact with the Firefighters of Contra Costa County Fire Protection District and the citizens of Concord. Station 6 would like to tha...
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APR
09

Faces of Your Local Firefighters - Contra Costa County Fire Station 84

Some of our newest photos, faces of "your" local firefighters. [gallery]
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MAR
29

Fire Station Biographies Added to Our Website


Be sure to check out our newest feature in the "About Us" section of our website where we have added fire station biographies about your local fire stations. Each station serves their community with a different type of apparatus, different personnel, and responds to a variety of emergencies and hazards that are present in that community. For instance, Contra Costa County Fire Station 12 responds to emergencies in Martinez with their "ladder truck" and they have several refineries in their r...
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JAN
28

Contra Costa Fire Station 84 Opening Ceremony

Contra Costa Fire Station 84 Opening Ceremony
Be sure to check out our Facebook page for photographs from Contra Costa Fire's opening ceremony for Fire Station 84 in Pittsburg, California. Photographs will also be added to our website photo gallery at the following link . Check back often as more photos will be added soon.   Station 84 crews in front of CCCFPD Quint 84  
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