Helmick Talks East Contra Costa Fire After Being Named Fire Chief

In April, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District is set to hand over the reins of the District to Brian Helmick who will serve...

Oakley City Council Discusses East Contra Costa Fire Options, Opt to Send Letter

On Tuesday, the Oakley City Council held a work session to discuss its options with regards to fire service and the East Contra Costa...

Five More Agencies Come Out Against ECV Fire Plan to “Voluntarily Give up Revenue”

Five Contra Costa entities came out on Wednesday against a plan proposed by the East County Voters For Equal Protection (ECV) to voluntarily give...

East Bay Regional Parks Board Announces Director for Ward Seven

The East Bay Regional Park District announced the appointment of Hercules resident Colin Coffey to the Ward 7 seat of the EBRPD Board of...

Six East Contra Costa School Districts Tell Group to Find Another Fire Solution, Call...

On Wednesday, six East Contra Costa County School Districts wrote a letter to the co-chairs of East County Voters For Equal protection (ECV) that...

East Contra Costa Fire Ran 6,785 Calls for Service in 2016, 8:03 Minute Response...

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District announced Monday that in 2016, it ran a total of 6,785 calls for service with an average...

East Contra Costa Fire Moves into Brentwood City Hall

Over the Holiday season, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District administrative staff completed its move to Brentwood City Hall. The move comes as the...

ECCFPD Average Response Time for September is 8:09 Minutes

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District reported Monday that its September response time hit an average of 8:09 minutes after responding to 601...

Antioch: Vehicle Crash Blocks 3 Lanes of of Westbound Highway 4

At 11:20 am Monday, Contra Costa County firefighters responded to a report of a rollover crash on westbound Highway 4 just before the Hillcrest...

June: East Contra Costa Fire Average Response Time At 8:27 Minutes

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District will report Monday night that its June response time hit an average of 8:27 minutes after responding...

ECCFPD: Station 94 in Knightsen Re-opens for 1-Year

On Saturday, July 2 and 8:00 am, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District re-opened Fire Station 94 in Knightsen. The District will now...

Smith: Brentwood Should Place Utility Tax on November Ballot

Stephen Smith, a Brentwood resident and former East Contra Costa Fire protection District Board Member has provided us with his commentary from Tuesdays City...

Task Force: East Contra Costa Fire Utility User Tax Plan Polls Poorly

On Wednesday, Gus Vina, City Manager of Brentwood released polling results on the idea of a Utility User Tax to assist the East Contra...

ECCFPD Punts Decision on Elected Board for Second Time

For the second time, the appointed East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Board failed to make a final decision on moving to an elected...

East Contra Costa Firefighters Limit Byron Vegetation Fire to 5-Acres

On June 14 at 4:40 pm, East Contra Costa firefighters responded to a report of a grass fire in the 5500 block of Byron...

ECCFPD Votes to Move to Elected Board, Punts on Representation Model

On Monday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District voted 8-1 to move towards an elected board should the voters approve the plan in...

May: East Contra Costa Fire Average Response Time At 7:47 Minutes

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District will report Monday night that its May response time hit an average of 7:47 minutes after responding...

Task Force Set To Present “End All” Solution for East Contra Costa Fire

On Monday, Brentwood City Manager Gus Vina will present a Task Force recommendation on a potential plan to move the cash strapped East Contra...

Firefighters Save Part of Knightsen Home After Motorcycle Mishap Ignites Garage Fire

At 3:26 pm Sunday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a residential structure fire in the Town of...

Updated: Two Stabbed Sunday Morning During Birthday Party in Byron

At 3:18 am Sunday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a report of a stabbing in the 3400 block Camino Diablo...