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 response time of 8:03 minutes.
In the month of December 2016, the District ran a total of 601 service calls with an average response time of 7:42 minutes. In the month of November, it ran 581 calls with an average of 7:41 minutes.
According to the District, here is a look at each stations response times for the month of December:
- Brentwood West – 184 calls at 6:52 minutes
- Brentwood East – 112 calls at 7:04 minutes
- Discovery Bay/Byron – 63 calls at 10:14 minutes
- Oakley – 178 calls at 7:14 minutes
- Knightsen – 23 calls at 8:49 minutes
- Bethel Island – 30 calls at 13:00 minutes
- Marsh Creek – 9 calls at 10:50 minutes.
In the month of December, District received auto aid from Contra Costa County Fire 14 times, with them sending 25 engines. The District sent auto aid to Contra Costa County Fire 16 times providing them with 16 engines. During the month of November Contra Costa County Fire came into the District 11 times with 19 engines and we responded into Contra Costa County Fire 12 times with 17 engines.
Major Incidents/ Reduced Responses and Mutual Aid Requests:
In the month of December, the District responded to 6 structure fires, 24 vehicle accidents and 6 vehicle accidents with rescue. Due to call volume during the month the District had zero engines available for responses 9 times, which totaled 1:44 hours
In 2016, the ECCFPD ran a total of 6,785 calls for service with an average response time of 8:03 minutes.
- Bethel Island – 14.24 minutes
- Marsh Creek – 11:47 minutes
- Discovery Bay/Byron – 10:00 minutes
- Knightsen – 9:42 minutes
- Brentwood – 7:25 minutes
- Oakley – 7:05 minutes
During the year, the District ran a total of 3,258 calls within the City of Brentwood, 1999 calls in Oakley, 799 calls within Discovery Bay/Byron, 358 calls in Bethel Island, 202 calls in Knightsen, and 169 calls in Marsh Creek/Morgan Territory.