APR
29

Congratulations to Vince Wells, Recipient of Robert Reich Award

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This past week, Vince Wells, President of the United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County was awarded the Inaugural Robert Reich Award at the Roosevelt Awards Dinner in Concord, California. This award was given to Vince Wells for his tireless efforts in supporting labor and improving working conditions for those he represents. Vince has over two decades of service to his community working as a Fire Captain/Paramedic with the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District and nearl...
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JUL
27

Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Fallen Firefighters Memorial Ceremony 2017

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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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NOV
19

Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Open House October 29, 2016


Highlight video from the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Open House in Concord on October 29th, 2016
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MAY
18

Contra Costa County Fire Protection District's Academy #49 in Video

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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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JUN
07

Pool Safety Resources

We've updated some of our links on our pool safety page on our website. Please take a moment to take a look. These safety tips are a good reminder with the recent tragedy in Concord ( KTVU story ). Drowning Prevention - Backyard and community pools are popular with children and adults of all ages but owning or operating one is a major responsibility. Take every step possible to prevent unintended injuries in and around pools and spas. Learn about the hazard of drain entrapment and what to look f...
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AUG
29

CCCFPD Fire Academy 46 Graduation

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Congratulations to the 17 recruit firefighters from Contra Costa County Fire Academy #46 who will graduate this morning in Concord. Some of these new recruits will be working on your neighborhood fire engine starting tomorrow morning! Best of luck to them during their probation assignments.
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JUL
21

President Wells' Speech From Annual CCCFPD Memorial Service

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To those that were not in attendance at today's memorial service in Concord at the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Training Division, we would like to share President Wells' speech: On behalf of the members of Local 1230 I wou ld like to thank you for coming to this memorial service to join us as we remember our fallen firefighters. I would like to extend a special thanks to the Local 1230 Honor Guard for their participation in this service and for the many other services they provi...
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JAN
07

Humanity At Its Finest...

While shopping for food at Safeway today in Concord (1/7/14), a  Contra Costa County Fire Protection District  Fire Crew were called to a medical emergency. The fire crew had to leave their groceries at the check stand and go. The fire crew subsequently responded to 2 more medical emergencies after that. When they returned to the grocery store to get their food for the shift, the clerk had already bagged their food and said the lady in line behind them already paid for their food today. Thank yo...
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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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JUL
20

Five Year Anniversary – CCCFPD Fallen Firefighter Memorial


The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District will hold a public ceremony on Saturday, July 21st at 9:30 am to remember and honor all of those of our Fire District family lost in the line of duty that are commemorated on the memorial wall at the Training Division at 2945 Treat Blvd. in Concord. The memorial wall contains the names of 16 firefighters lost in the line of duty in the Fire District since 1969. Those individuals identified on our memorial wall were committed to serving our citizen...
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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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MAY
29

Thank You for Visiting With Us at KidsFest


Thank you for coming out this past Memorial Day weekend to KidsFest in Concord. We truly appreciate the time we got to spend talking to you about Contra Costa County Fire, the jobs we do each day and allowing children, big and small to try on our equipment!
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MAR
13

Concord City Council Honors CCCFPD Crew From Station 6


Crews from Contra Costa County Fire Station 6 were honored tonight by the Concord City Council for a rescue last fall. The rescue of two women were videotaped by a firefighter's helmet camera and can be seen on CCCFPDTV's YouTube channel. Video from the City Council meeting can be seen here: video
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JAN
24

Contra Costa Firefighters Recognized for Lifesaving Actions


Firefighters from Contra Costa County Fire Protection District were recognized for their lifesaving efforts in October when they entered a burning residence in Concord and rescued two women. Fire Captains Chris Leimpeter, Chris Christensen and Firefighter Nick Long were honored by the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors today at their board meeting. For more of the story click here to go to ABC Channel 7 News .
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OCT
17

Two Residents Rescued from Burning Home in Concord - Official Press Release from CCCFPD Fire Marshal

The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District responded to a fire in a single family home in the 3700 block of Bon Homme Way in Concord at 1:30am this morning. While responding, fire crews were advised of occupants still inside the structure. On their arrival, firefighters found heavy smoke coming from the home and were advised by officers from Concord P.D. that people were heard inside the home, but the police officers were not able to enter the structure due to the smoke conditions. Firefig...
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MAY
16

Bay Area Kidfest & Walnut Creek Familyfest 2011


Bay Area Festivals, Inc. is pleased to present two outstanding family events this year: KidFest and FamilyFest, each offer an engaging 3-day weekend of quality live entertainment on 4 stages, activities and sports for children; stimulating learning and exploration; exposing parents to new ideas and opportunities from over 100 arts & crafts and other exhibitors; showcasing community groups dedicated to families and children while celebrating the value and importance of families as a key ...
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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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MAR
22

Inside A Fire - A Firefighter's Perspective Video

Curious what it really is like inside a burning building and what firefighters see each time they enter to fight a fire? It's not like what is portrayed in Hollywood movies and on television shows, but rather limited visibility, confusion, and loud noises from various fireground activities. Watch this video from a local firefighter's camera to see first hand what it's like. It was taken during a training exercise in Concord where firefighters were given training on indicators of extreme fire beh...
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MAR
10

Bay Area Kidfest & Walnut Creek Familyfest 2011


Bay Area Festivals, Inc. is pleased to present two outstanding family events this year: KidFest and FamilyFest, each offer an engaging 3-day weekend of quality live entertainment on 4 stages, activities and sports for children; stimulating learning and exploration; exposing parents to new ideas and opportunities from over 100 arts & crafts and other exhibitors; showcasing community groups dedicated to families and children while celebrating the value and importance of families as a key ...
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FEB
25

Contra Costa Fire Swiftwater Rescue Crews Deployed in Search for Missing Teens



On Sunday Morning of February 20th, 2011, Contra Costa Fire Swiftwater Rescue crews were deployed in the search for 2 missing Walnut Creek teens. Crews provided in water search of the underground section of Walnut Creek in the city of Walnut Creek and in the channel south of Concord Ave in Concord. Crews were able to bring closure for the families of this tragedy by finding and retrieving the second victim.        
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