Updated: East Contra Costa Fire Sends Strike Team to Los Angeles County

For the second time in as many months, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District will be sending a strike team out of District...

Bethel Island: Firefighters Battle Fully Involved Motor Home

At around 1:30 pm Sunday, East Contra Costa firefighters responded to a motor home fire in the 3300 block of Stone Road on Bethel...

Nov. 11: East County Veterans Day Events

Here is a look at East Contra Costa Veterans Day events for Saturday, November 11, 2017 in Antioch, Brentwood, Oakley and Pittsburg. 9:30 am City...

East Contra Costa Fire Average 8:17 Minute Response Time for October

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District reported that in the month of October they had 680 service calls with an average response time...

Brentwood: Microwave Oven Malfunction Causes Kitchen Fire, Displaces Four

On Friday at 3:51 pm, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a report of kitchen fire in the 800 block of...

Discovery Bay: Big Rig Takes Out Pole, Causes Power Surge and Outage

At 10:33 am Thursday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a big rig into a pole at the...

East Contra Costa Fire Sends Strike Team to Fight California Fires

This morning at 3:00 am, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District sent Engine 53A as part of a strike team to join forces across...

Election: East Contra Costa Fire Board Squashes Idea of Districts, Moves to 5-Member At-Large...

On Monday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Board of Directors were tasked with providing staff direction on moving towards an elected board. Staff...

Helmick Named Permanent East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Chief

The President of the Board of Directors of the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District is pleased to announce that Brian Helmick has accepted...

East Contra Costa Fire Board Set to Discuss Board Size, Districts, Election Timeline

On Monday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection Board of Directors will discuss the transition from an appointed board to an elected board, its...

East Contra Costa Fire Issues Statement on Utilization of Volunteers

Brentwood - As work continues to rebuild East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (ECCFPD), some of the jurisdiction's citizens recommend the utilization of volunteers...

Brentwood: Garbage Can Fire Damages Two Homes Monday Morning

At 7:04 am Monday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters were dispatched to a report of a structure fire in the City of...

Oakley: Female Airlifted to Local Hospital After Vehicle Runs Stop Sign

Just before 6:30 pm Saturday, East Contra Costa firefighters responded to W. Cypress Road and Rose Avenue in the City of Oakley for a...

Fire Destroys Bethel Island Home, Firefighters Save Neighboring Homes

At 10:16 pm Monday, East Contra Contra Costa Fire Protection District units were dispatched to Bethel Island in the 2500 block of Taylor Road...

East Contra Costa Firefighters Battling Vegetation Fire Along Marsh Creek Road

At 1:39 pm Friday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters were dispatched to a report of a vegetation fire in the area of...

Audit Reveals $6.2 Million in Additional Money for East Contra Costa Fire

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District has announced it has uncovered and corrected a financial mistake that resulted in under-reporting of carryover funds. At...

East Contra Costa Fire July Average Response Time at 8:08 Minutes

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District reported that in the month of June they had 638 service calls with an average response time...

Brentwood: Firefighters Limit Vegetation Fire Threatening Homes to 5-Acres

On Sunday at approximately 7:40 pm, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a report of a vegetation fire in the area...

Updated: Byron Highway Crash Kills 1, Injuries Another

A vehicle crash in Byron has left one person dead and another injured near the Byron Airport Tuesday morning. At 9:35 am Tuesday, East Contra...

Oakley, Brentwood Net Largest Increases in 2017-18 County Assessment Roll

Contra Costa County Assessor Gus Kramer reported the 2017-18 Assessment Roll is the highest in County History at $192.2 billion—a 5.78% increase. The increase is...