East Contra Costa Fire Response Times at 8:02 Minutes in March

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The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District reported that in the month of March they had 670 service calls with an average response time of 8:02 minutes.

In the month of February, the District ran 670 calls with a response time of 7:45 minutes. In calendar year 2017, the District has an average response time of 8:02 minutes.

During the month of March, the District responded to 6 residential structure fires, 1 commercial structure fire, 3 vehicle fires, 1 large vehicle fire, and 2 vegetation fires. The District also responded to 28 vehicle crashes with an additional 11 requiring rescue. They also had 5 vehicle vs. pedestrian calls, 3 motorcycle crash, and 1 bicycle accident.

Due to call volume, the District had zero engines available 15-times which totaled 3:29 hours, however, the District did say during those 3-hours and 29-minutes, no other incidents occurred with the longest time no units were available were 37-minutes and 39-seconds.

According to the District, here is a breakdown of the Calls For Service by Station in the month of December:

  • Engine 53 (Oakley) ran 39% of the calls for service rolling out of the station 312 times.
  • Engine 52 (Brentwood) ran 38% of the calls for service rolling out of the station 309 times.
  • Engine 59 (Discovery Bay) ran 13% of the calls for service rolling out of the station 105 times.
  • CALFIRE assisted in 4% of the calls for 30 rollouts.
  • Auto Aid assisted in 6% of the calls for 53 rollouts
  • Mutual Aid received assisted in 0% of the calls for 0 rollouts.

Average Response Time by Service Area:

  • Bethel Island – 15:48 Minutes
  • Discovery Bay/Byron – 9:40 Minutes
  • Marsh Creek – 11:22 Minutes
  • Knightsen – 9:47 Minutes
  • Oakley – 7:26 Minutes
  • Brentwood – 7:17 minutes

In the month of March, the District received auto aid from Contra Costa Fire 54-times with them sending a total of 84 engines. Meanwhile the District sent CONFIRE auto aid 30-times for 37 engines

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