Firefighter Ukraine Mission
As a war wages approximately 6000 miles away several firefighters are getting ready for a 2-week deployment to Ukraine to assist that country with relief, rescue, and humanitarian needs. This aid mission is a first of its kind and has been put in place, received funding, and governmental go ahead by a group named Firefighters United Task Force Joint Guardian. This group is usually responsible for organizing the assistance to Mexico with US/Mexico Firefighters United. Any cal...
Recognition For EMS Training
The crew at East Contra Costa Station 59 (Discovery Bay), had the honor of presenting Greg Kennedy with a plaque for the many years of outstanding high level EMS training he has provided our membership. Keep up the great work Greg!
AS FIRE SEASON ARRIVES, REDUCTION OF SERVICES AHEAD FOR EAST CONTRA COSTA FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
**Originally Posted on Thursday, 11 June 2020 East Contra Costa Fire Protection District News Release Release Date: June 10, 2020For Immediate Release Brentwood, CA — East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (ECCFPD), the local fire agencyserving Brentwood and Oakley Discovery Bay, Bethel Island, Knightsen, Byron, Marsh Creek,and Morgan Territory announced today, that due to severe under-funding, it has been forced totake new, urgent measures to maintain its extremely limited operatio...
2019 SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST WINNER
**Originally Posted Tuesday, 13 August 2019Every year we hold the annual Lou Paulson Scholarship Contest. We had nine students who submitted exceptional flyers or essays on this year’s topic:Please create a one (1) page original flyer or essay that you would pass out to your neighbors to help educate them on disaster preparedness.“Remember: When disaster strikes, the time to prepare has passed”- Steven CyrosCongratulations to this year’s winner, Madeleine May! She is the daughter of Rob...
CCCFPD FIRE ACADEMY #53 GRADUATION ANNOUNCEMENT
**Originally Posted Wednesday, 26 June 2019The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District is pleased to announce the graduation of Academy #53CONTRA COSTA COUNTY FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICTAcademy #53Graduation CeremonyFriday, June 28, 2019at 5 p.m.Lesher Center for the Arts1601 Civic DriveWalnut Creek, CaliforniaCongratulations all and welcome to the Fire District!
CCCFPD ACADEMY #52 GRADUATION CEREMONY
**Originally Posted Monday, 11 February 2019The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District is pleased to announce the graduation of Academy #52. CONTRA COSTA COUNTY FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICTAcademy #52 Graduation CeremonyThursday, February 14, 2019, 5 p.m.Lesher Center for the Arts1601 Civic DriveWalnut Creek, CACongratulations and welcome to our fire family!- photo credit Dan Dineen
Bikes For Tykes Charity Program
***Originally Posted September 17, 2010 The Contra Costa County Firefighters have raised and donated money and items to support our organization for the last 20 plus years. Our Bikes for Tykes program began with an engine company crew in Martinez rebuilding bikes for some of the less fortunate neighborhood children and giving them away at Christmas. Over the years the program has grown to giving out nearly 500 new and reconditioned bicycles to various organizations, schools, and local children...