Contra Costa Fire Protection District

A burglar stole items belonging to firefighters from Fire Station #7 in Walnut Creek on September 8, 2013. (CBS)

Walnut Creek Fire Station Burglarized As Firefighters Battled Morgan Fire

A Walnut Creek fire station was burglarized while firefighters were battling the Morgan Fire on Sunday.


Firefighters battled a two alarm blaze at a car dealership in Martinez. (CBS)

Firefighters Put Out Early Morning 2-Alarm Blaze In Martinez

Firefighters battled a two-alarm blaze surrounded by downed electrical wires in Martinez early Friday morning, according to fire officials.


Firefighters at the scene of a fire at a strip mall on the 2300 block of Buchanan Road in Antioch, May 28, 2013. (CBS)

Fire Destroys Businesses In Antioch Strip Mall

Firefighters battled a two-alarm fire that started at restaurant in Antioch on Tuesday morning, a fire department spokesman said.


Firefighters rescued 10 bulldogs from a home in Concord on March 29, 2013. (CBS)

Firefighters Save 10 Bulldogs From Burning Concord Home

Firefighters were able to rescue 10 dogs, all bulldogs, after a fire broke out at a Concord home Friday night.


Contra Costa Fire Protection District

Former East Bay Fire Captain Charged With Stealing From Firehouses

Prosecutors have filed felony charges against a former Contra Costa County Fire Protection District captain accused of stealing hundreds of items from the fire district while working there.


An East Contra Costa County Fire District station (CBS)

Contra Costa Fire Officials Prepare For Station Closures

As many as 8-10 stations could close over the next few years after Measure Q failed in the November election.



Train Carrying Wood Chips Catches Fire In Contra Costa County

A train traveling through Contra Costa County Monday left a billowing plume of smoke in its wake after one of its boxcars caught fire.


Contra Costa Fire District Receives Major Federal Grant

The financially-strapped Contra Costa Fire Protection District has received a major grant from a federal agency.