ECCFPD Board Punts Name Change, Says it Fulfills Board of Supervisor Requirement

On Monday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Board of Directors decided to hold off on changing the District’s name and will instead...

Brentwood: 20-Month Old Suffers 2nd Degree Burns, Airlifted to Hospital

At 11:25 am Saturday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District and AMR responded to the 700 block of Jennifer Street off Garin Parkway...

Electrical Issue Believed to be Cause of Brentwood House Fire

At 8:53 am Wednesday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of smoke coming from a home in the 100...

East County Little League Pitch, Hit and Run Winners Announced

As many as 60 participants competed in the PITCH HIT & RUN™ Competition hosted by East County Little League on Sunday, May 7, 2017...

Thursday is the Bay Area Bike to Work Day

San Francisco, CA -- Over 100,000 new and seasoned bike commuters are expected to pedal to work on Thursday, May 11, as part of...

Ross Macumber Named East Contra Costa Fire Battalion Chief

On Monday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District announced the promotion of Ross Macumber to Battalion Chief. He will serve in the position on...

EBRPD: Rattlesnake Safety in the Regional Parks

The following was submitted by the East Bay Regional Park District regarding rattlesnake safety in the local regional parks. A reminder from the East Bay...

East Contra Costa Fire Announces Closure of Knightsen Station on June 30

On Monday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District announced that the Knightsen fire station, which was funded for a period of 1-year with...

Firefighters Come Out Against Brentwood Fire Plan, Council Agrees to Restart Talks

On Tuesday night, the City of Brentwood took no action on their proposed Memorandum of Understanding which was aimed to keep a fourth East...

Editorial: Fire District Should Hit Pause on “Brentwood Only” Fire Option, Then Reset

With Brentwood set to likely approve its Memorandum of Understanding on Tuesday that would supplement funding for a fire station in the downtown Brentwood...

County Agrees to Help Fund Knightsen Fire Station, Oakley Delay’s Decision

On Tuesday, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors agreed to come to the table and assist the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District...

Oakley: 5 Injured in Vehicle Crash, 1 Airlifted to Hospital

At 3:38 pm Tuesday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a vehicle crash at East Cypress Road and Jersey...

Contra Costa Relay For Life Events Set for Summer 2017

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life movement is set to host 11 events this summer in Contra Costa County to help raise fund...

Discovery Bay Rescinds Support of “ECV” Tax Reallocation Plan to Fund Fire District

Last week, the Town of Discovery Bay Community Services District changed course and officially pulled its support of a plan by East County Voters...

Byron: Man Airlifted to Local Hospital after Motorcycle Crash

At 4:08 pm Thursday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters responded to the area of Camino Diablo and Vasco Road for a report...

Brentwood Votes to Move Forward With Funding Downtown Brentwood Fire Station

On Tuesday, the City of Brentwood voted 5-0 to direct the city manager to draft an Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to be presented to...

Op Ed: EBRPD is Not the Answer for East County Fire District’s Funding Challenges

This is a Local Problem in need of a Local Solution For 80+ years, East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) has been well known for...

Contra Costa County, Oakley Push Back Against Brentwood Claims on Fire Meetings

After the City of Brentwood and East Contra Costa Fire Protection District voted to move forward on a Memorandum of Understanding to ensure a...

East Contra Costa Fire Agrees to Work with Brentwood on Fourth Station Funding

On Monday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District took steps to ensure a fourth fire station remains open by agreeing to work on...

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...