Contra Costa Fire Protection District
A Walnut Creek fire station was burglarized while firefighters were battling the Morgan Fire on Sunday.
Firefighters battled a two-alarm blaze surrounded by downed electrical wires in Martinez early Friday morning, according to fire officials.
Firefighters battled a two-alarm fire that started at restaurant in Antioch on Tuesday morning, a fire department spokesman said.
Firefighters were able to rescue 10 dogs, all bulldogs, after a fire broke out at a Concord home Friday night.
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.
As many as 8-10 stations could close over the next few years after Measure Q failed in the November election.
A train traveling through Contra Costa County Monday left a billowing plume of smoke in its wake after one of its boxcars caught fire.
The financially-strapped Contra Costa Fire Protection District has received a major grant from a federal agency.