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2019 Scholarship Contest Winner

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Every 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 Robert May of East Contra Costa Fire Protec...
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JUN
26

CCCFPD Fire Academy #53 Graduation Announcement

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The 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!
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FEB
11

CCCFPD Academy #52 Graduation Ceremony

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The 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
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NOV
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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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SEP
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Requesting Public Help with Information

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Contra Costa County Fire Protection District is investigating an uptick in fires in and around Antioch over past years. Investigators are requesting public help with information, including surveillance cam footage, regarding fires in the area. Please call the arson tip line at 866-50-ARSON with any information.
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LODD: Contra Costa County Fire Captain Peter Aliotti

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The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District and Contra Costa County Firefighters, Local 1230 are saddened to announce the passing of one of their own in the line of duty.  Retired Contra Costa Fire Captain Peter Anthony Aliotti passed away on August 28, 2018 at the age of 62.Brother Aliotti had a successful career as a Contra Costa County firefighter, rising to the rank of captain before his retirement in 2012. He worked at many stations but mainly in Concord, ...
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JUN
21

Fill the Boot Thank You to the Community

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Thank you to everyone who took the time to generously donate to our annual Fill the Boot charity drive. At two different locations this past month we were able to raise over $22,000 for the MDA!For 60 years, Fill the Boot has been a firefighter tradition - giving families affected by muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases hope for the future and support for the present.Every year your local firefighters dedicate their time off from work to help raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy A...
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JUN
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Contra Costa County Residents Can Now Text 911 for an Emergency

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY (KRON) - If you live in Contra Costa County, you can now text 911 in the event of an emergency. The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff announced the news on Wednesday. Authorities say during an emergency it's still advised to call 911 first, but if you are unable to speak or in a situation where it is unsafe to speak, you can send a text to 911. Here's how it works:To send a text, enter the numbers 911 in the "To" field. The body of the text should ...
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APR
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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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FEB
20

Announcement of CCCFPD Fire Academy #51 Graduation

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The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District is proud to announce the graduation of Academy #51.24 recruits will graduate this Friday, February 23rd, 2018 at the ceremony in Antioch.The recruits will then be placed with fire companies throughout the Fire District and begin their probation and careers with Contra Costa County Fire.Congratulations and welcome to our family!Ceremony begins at 10:00 amEl Campanil Theatre602 West 2nd StreetAntioch, CA  
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