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