Contra Costa County Fire Protection District

Aerial view of brush fire near Highway 24 in Lafayette July 28, 2015. (CBS SF)

Grass Fire Briefly Threatens Home Near Highway 24 In Lafayette

An 8-acre brush fire briefly threatened a home in Lafayette early Wednesday morning, according to a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District fire marshal.

07/29/2015

Crews rescue a worker injured at the Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve near Antioch on June 9, 2015. (CBS)

Worker Critically Injured In Accident While Doing Repair Work To Mine Near Antioch

A worker was critically injured in one of the mines at the Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve near Antioch Tuesday , according to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.

06/09/2015

Fire truck at Station 84. (Contra Costa County Fire Protection District)

Firefighter Injured, Dog Killed In Pinole House Fire

A residential structure fire in Pinole injured a firefighter, killed a dog and displaced two residents Sunday night, according to Contra Costa County Fire Protection District fire officials.

03/16/2015

Concord House Fire

Concord Home Destroyed In 2-Alarm Fire

Firefighters have extinguished a two-alarm fire in Concord Sunday morning that destroyed a home and displaced several neighboring residents

06/22/2014

brush fire, grass fire, vegetation fire, contra costa county

Heat In Contra Costa Co. Leads To Downed Power Line, Grass Fires, Outage

High temperatures led to an equipment failure and downed power line that sparked two small grass fires and an outage affecting some 2,400 PG&E customers near the Walnut Creek-Lafayette border on Sunday night

06/09/2014

Firefighter Graphic

Vegetation Fire Burns About 40 Acres In Bay Point

A vegetation fire burned about 40 acres in Bay Point early Saturday morning and took firefighters nearly five hours to control, according to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.

06/07/2014

Pittsburg House Fire

3 Women Die In Pittsburg House Fire

Contra Costa County authorities said three women were killed when an early-morning fire burned a house where the smoke detectors weren’t working.

09/15/2013

Fire truck at Station 84. (Contra Costa County Fire Protection District)

Pittsburg Wildfire Prompts Changes At CoCo Fire Protection District

A recent 500 acre grass fire in Pittsburg possibly sparked by illegal fireworks showed how critically understaffed the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District has become, Chief Darryl Louder said Tuesday.

07/10/2013

Contra Costa County seal

Pensions ‘Elephant In The Room’ As CoCo County Eyes New Budget

Contra Costa supervisors are expected to adopt a new county budget next month and the county administrator is optimistic about it despite rising-pension costs.

04/24/2013

Fire truck at Station 84. (Contra Costa County Fire Protection District)

Contra Costa Fire Protection District May Close Two More Stations

After the closure of four stations so far this year, the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District may close two additional stations citing a lack of revenue.

04/23/2013

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