Fire Stations

(CBS)

2 East Bay Fire Stations Closing After Voters Turn Down Measure To Save Them

A Contra Costa County fire protection district is preparing to close two stations and make service cuts following the failure of a measure that would have raised more than $4 million a year for the next five years, officials said Tuesday.

04/28/2015

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Station Closures, Holiday Fireworks Spark Concerns For E. Bay Firefighters

Firefighters in Eastern Contra Costa County are expressing concern about the upcoming Fourth of July holiday. Specifically, they fear the closure of a number of the area’s fire stations on Sunday leaves the community particularly vulnerable during a dangerous time.

07/02/2012

(AP)

Contra Costa Fire Chief: Stations Will Close Without Parcel Tax

The top brass at the Contra Costa Fire Protection District say a parcel tax may be the only thing preventing a dire financial situation from getting worse.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/22/2010

(AP)

Contra Costa Fire Stations In Danger Of Being Shut Down

Up to eight fire stations in the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District could be closing if a parcel tax isn’t approved next year by voters.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/24/2010