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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MAR
30

LACK OF FUNDING HAS CRIPPLED EMERGENCY MEDICAL AND FIRE SERVICES IN EAST CONTRA COSTA

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_-PCqwiMK4&w=560&h=315] “You Can Help Improve Our Fire Services” It is a fact: public safety is critical to the quality of life we all expect for our families. It is also a fact that the level of fire and medical services in East Contra Costa County is unacceptable. The time it takes to travel from a fire station to a public safety emergency in the district is more than twice as long as it should be – currently around 10 minutes. If you have ever...
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APR
28

EAST CONTRA COSTA FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT BENEFIT ASSESSMENT FAILS TO PASS

United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County Press Release EAST CONTRA COSTA FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT BENEFIT ASSESSMENT FAILS TO PASS The Future of The Fire District Takes a Dangerous Turn for the Worse Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 Oakley, Ca The future of the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District took a dangerous turn for the worse today as the proposed Benefit Assessment that would have brought in over 4 million dollars to the cash strapped District failed to receive the support ...
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MAR
02

Press Release - East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Fire Suppression Assessment

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, March 2, 2015 CONTACT: Hugh Henderson, Fire Chief
East Contra Costa Fire Protection District 
(925) 240-2131 East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Board Votes to Seek Property Owner Authorization of Fire Suppression Assessment OAKLEY—The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Board of Directors voted Monday to seek property owner authorization of a Fire Suppression Assessment that will provide locally controlled funding to prevent further service reduction...
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SEP
03

THE EAST CONTRA COSTA FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS VOTED UNANIMOUSLY TO HALT THE BALLOT ASSESSMENT PROCESS

United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County Press Release THE EAST CONTRA COSTA FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS VOTED UNANIMOUSLY TO HALT THE BALLOT ASSESSMENT PROCESS Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (ECCFPD) Board of Directors voted unanimously to halt the “benefit assessment” process that had been initiated in an effort to obtain additional revenue for the cash strapped District. This assessment, if passed would bring approx...
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AUG
20

Fundraiser Benefiting East County Little League Challenger Division

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Join your local firefighters & Buffalo Wild Wings to raise $$$$ for local young athletes with disabilities from the East County Little League Challenger Division . Fundraiser takes place at Buffalo Wild Wings on Thursday, September 4th from 4—9 pm. 6051 Lone Tree Way, Brentwood, CA Stay and watch the football games & meet Gorilla Rilla. Wing Eating Contest & Prizes Too! Background - The Challenger Division was established in 1989 as a separate division of Little League to enable boys...
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DEC
17

Come See Santa at the Firehouse

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East Contra Costa Fire Protection District and The United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County have been in direct contact with Santa Claus, and he has agreed to visit all of our Fire Stations beginning Friday night, December 20th!! Santa's Fire Station Schedule, will be as follows: Friday 12/20 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm Station 94, 15 A Street, Knightsen Saturday 12/21 - 10:00am - 12:00pm Station 52, 201 John Muir Parkway, Brentwood Saturday 12/21 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm Station 54, 739 First Str...
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JUL
09

Photos Added from LODD Memorial Service for Willie West


We added photos to our photo gallery from the LODD Memorial Service for East Contra Costa Fire Protection District ( ECCFPD ) Fire Engineer Willie West. http://bit.ly/OSMfyf
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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
05

Get Out and Vote for Measure S / Afterwards Celebration in Brentwood

Have you voted yet? Your vote could mean the difference in this election. You can help ensure we have the fire and emergency service we need. Make sure you get to the polls before 8 pm tonight. If you still have a mail ballot, you can drop it at any poll site before 8 pm. If you have any questions, contact the Contra Costa Elections Department at (925) 335-7800 or  www.cocovote.us . After you vote, join us to celebrate! We are gathering tonight at Grazie Grill at 2505 Sand Creek Road i...
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APR
23

East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Firefighters Kicking Off Our Annual "Fill the Boot" Campaign


As you might already know East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters will be kicking off our annual "Fill the Boot" campaign this year. Many United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County members and families will be participating as volunteers this year to help a great charity for local kids with muscular dystrophy. Last year our members collected over $75,000 and we have raised the goal this year to $116,000!The intersections are as follows.(Oakley) Lonetree @ Empire at 0...
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MAR
22

Reminder - Fundraiser/Benefit on 3/24/12 for Firefighter/Engineer Willie West from East Contra Costa Fire


On March 24th, 2012 the Firefighters of East Contra Costa Fire will be hosting a fundraiser/benefit for Firefighter/Engineer Willie West. Willie has been diagnosed with Prostate Cancer and has been serving the community for 20 years. The event will be held at the Brentwood Veterans’ Memorial Building located at 757 First Street in Brentwood. The time of the event will be from 12:00-2:00 pm and 4:00-10:00 pm. The event will be consisting of a spaghetti feed, jump house, face painting for the kids...
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FEB
13

Fundraiser/Benefit For Firefighter/Engineer Willie West from East Contra Costa Fire


On March 24th, 2012 the Firefighters of East Contra Costa Fire will be hosting a fundraiser/benefit for Firefighter/Engineer Willie West. Willie has been diagnosed with Prostate Cancer and has been serving the community for 20 years. The event will be held at the Brentwood Veterans’ Memorial Building located at 757 First Street in Brentwood. The time of the event will be from 12:00-2:00 pm and 4:00-10:00 pm. The event will be consisting of a spaghetti feed, jump house, face painting for the kids...
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NOV
21

East Contra Costa Fire Annual Firefighter Of The Year Award - Capt. Craig Auzenne


Fire Captain Craig Auzenne of East Contra Costa Fire was recently honored as Firefighter of the Year by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10789. Below is an excerpt from the story posted in the press.net. For the complete story click on the link at the bottom of the page. Fire engines rolling down First Street with sirens blaring and lights flashing are nothing new for downtown Brentwood, but they’re usually headed out, not in. Last weekend, however, it went the other way, as Engine 54 arrived a...
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AUG
15

Help Raise Money To Combat Childhood Cancer with East Contra Costa Firefighters


The East Contra Costa Firefighters have organized their second annual St. Baldricks event to raise money to combat childhood cancer. Each year, the members of ECCFPD shave their heads for donations to the St. Baldrick's charity. This charity holds over 1000 volunteer driven charity events a year and has raised over $26 million this year alone. All the money raised goes to support finding cures for childhood cancers. This year's event will take place on Aug. 26th at 10 am at the Delta Crossfit Gy...
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JUL
21

Current Information About East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (ECCFPD)


Firefighters and Family of Firefighters who live within the jurisdiction of the East Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, we need your help!!!!!!!! Firefighters and family of firefighters, I am Vince Wells, President of the United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County, Local 1230. The East Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, which provides fire protection, and emergency response to you and your families, is heading for a financial crisis. The financial crisis could ...
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JUN
02

2011 Blues Brews and BBQ Festival in Brentwood


Local 1230 members barbecuing at the Blues Brews & BBQ event on the Streets of Brentwood Mall. Engines 52 & 88 gave kids a tour of the rigs and shook hands with the public. On Sunday, May 29th, Local 1230 took 3rd in the inaugural backyard BBQ competition.
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