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Contra Costa County Fire Protection District

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

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

Contra Costa Co. Supervisors Approve Closing 4 Fire Stations

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday evening to approve a plan to shutter four fire stations a month after voters rejected a parcel tax measure meant to prevent the closures.

12/11/2012

Firefighter Memorial

Ceremony In Contra Costa County Honors Fallen Firefighters

The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District honored 16 of the district’s firefighters who have lost their lives on the job over the past four decades in a remembrance ceremony in Concord Saturday morning.

07/21/2012

Firefighter Graphic

Five Antioch Grass Fires Considered Suspicious

Fire investigators believe whoever set a suspicious grass fire in Antioch Thursday night may also be responsible for a series of grass fires set in the same open space of the city.

CBS San Francisco–06/17/2011