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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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Doctors Medical Center Closing April 21 - List of Resources for West County Healthcare

Doctors Medical Center Closing April 21   As of April 21, Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo will be closing and no longer accepting patients. The following information will help you find urgent medical care or primary care services in West Contra Costa or free medical advice by phone to help you decide what kind of care you need. Information provided by Contra Costa Health Services http://bit.ly/1CXwZFg
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MAR
31

Vote YES! for Rapid 9-1-1 Emergency Fire Response Services in East Contra Costa County

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Vote YES! for Rapid 9-1-1 Emergency Fire Response Services in East Contra Costa County! A federal grant that kept two of your local East Contra Costa County fire stations open, recently expired and cannot be renewed or extended. Unless new revenue is secured now, two local fire stations must close permanently and 18 Firefighter/EMT positions will be eliminated. This would leave 250 square miles and over 100,000 residents in East County with just three fire stations and nine on-duty Firefighter/E...
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MAR
30

Fresno Fire Captain Critically Burned in House Fire Sunday

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On Sunday, March 29th, 25 year veteran Fresno (CA) Fire Department Fire Captain, Pete Dern was rescued by fellow firefighters after falling through a burning roof at the scene of a house fire. Fire Captain Pete Dern was transported to the hospital in critical condition after suffering second and third degree burns on at least 65 percent of his body. Please keep Pete, his family, and the rest of the Fresno Fire Department family in your thoughts and prayers. A  www.youcaring.co m  donation site h...
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MAR
27

Traffic Information for Memorial Service in Pinole Saturday March 28th 2015

Memorial services for Pinole Fire Captain Richard Voisey will be held on Saturday, March 28th at St. Joseph's Catholic Church beginning at 1:00 pm. Pinole Fire Captain Richard "Rich" Voisey passed away at home after a two year battle with brain cancer. Rich served the City of Pinole Fire Department for 35 years and was a lifelong citizen of Pinole. Captain Voisey 's Memorial will have full Fire Service honors. West County Battalion 7 and EI Cerrito fire stations will be covered by mutual aid eng...
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MAR
13

Job Announcement For FIREFIGHTER – RECRUIT and FIREFIGHTER – PARAMEDIC RECRUIT

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ON-LINE APPLICATIONS ONLY The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District is seeking enthusiastic women and men interested in establishing a challenging career in the fire service. Firefighters and Firefighter - Paramedics employed by the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District engage directly in firefighting, emergency medical care, technical rescue, hazardous materials mitigation, disaster responses, fire prevention, public education, and community service. No prior firefighting experien...
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MAR
12

Funeral Service Information For Line Of Duty Death: Pinole Fire Captain Richard John Voisey

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The City of Pinole Fire Department and the United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County Local 1230 are saddened to announce the line of duty death of Pinole Fire Captain Richard Voisey. Richard Voisey served the City of Pinole as a firefighter for 35 years, rising in the ranks from volunteer firefighter to Fire Captain. Captain Richard Voisey, passed away surrounded by his family on March 4, 2015 at age 54, due to occupational brain cancer.  Richard Voisey was a loving husband, f...
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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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JAN
30

PRESS RELEASE - PARTNERSHIP TO AID VICTIMS OF EMERGENCIES ANNOUNCED

United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County Press Release PARTNERSHIP TO AID VICTIMS OF EMERGENCIES ANNOUNCED Fire Departments Will Now Provide Gift Cards To Families In Need Friday, January 30th, 2015 “For victims of fire or other natural disaster, the aftermath can be devastating. Fires and natural disasters not only wreak havoc on the emotional state of its victims, but also their financial state. Often left with just the clothes on their back, victims of fire or other natural dis...
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JAN
22

Public Open House at CCCFPD Station 11

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Clayton, CA –The Clayton community is invited to welcome back the crews of Station 11 with an open house held on Saturday, January 31, 2014 from 11am – 2pm. The event is being sponsored by the Clayton Business and Community Association, Republic Services and the International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 1230. The event will kick off with the Fire District and local Scouts Honor Guards raising the flag, followed by short remarks from local elected and other officials, followed by the open...
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