APR
10

It's National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

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Every year during the second week of April, the telecommunications personnel in the public safety community, are honored. This week-long event, initially set up in 1981 by Patricia Anderson of the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office in California, is a time to celebrate and thank those who dedicate their lives to serving the public. It is a week that should be set aside so everyone can be made aware of their hard work and dedication. Thank you to all of our dispatchers who work with us in ...
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MAY
23

Thank You For Your Service On This Memorial Day Weekend

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Thank you to all the service men & women who have served our country so proudly and those who continue to protect our freedom!    
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JAN
15

Help Shane Become A Firefighter

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A message from Shane's mother regarding their situation and reason for this gofundme request: Hello everyone, and thank you so much for willing to help me and my son out with this personal favor. We are just looking for different social media places where we can share his story and the need for financial assistance, as our family goes through these trying times. I can’t even put into words how much this means to me, that you all even care enough to take time out of your busy schedules to talk ab...
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NOV
11

Veteran's Day 2014

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On behalf of all the United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County, we wish to express our gratitude to all active & retired service members who have proudly protected our country & served honorably. Thank you for your service to our Country!
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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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NOV
02

Thank You To All Who Helped Us Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October

The month of October was National Breast Cancer Awareness month and the United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County Local 1230 teamed up with the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) to participate in the "Passionately Pink for the Cure." Firefighters from Local 1230 raised over $3300 for this cause by purchasing and selling "Pink" tee shirts. The tee shirts were worn throughout the month of October all over Contra Costa County. Firefighters were seen on structure fires, ...
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