The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District reported that in the month of April they had 617 service calls with an average response time of 8:14 minutes.
In the month of March, the District ran 670 calls with a response time of 8:02 minutes. In calendar year 2017, the District has an average response time of 8:02 minutes and in 2016 had a time of 8:03 minutes.
During the month of April, the District responded to 6 residential structure fires, 1 commercial structure fire, 6 vehicle fires, 1 large vehicle fire, and 1 vegetation fires. The District also responded to 30 vehicle crashes with an additional 10 requiring rescue. They also had 3 vehicle vs. pedestrian calls, 5 motorcycle crashes, and 3 bicycle accident.
Due to call volume, the District had zero engines available 23-times which totaled 3:32 hours, however, the District did say during those 3-hours and 29-minutes, there were two medical incidents that were handled by CONFIRE and AMR.
According to the District, here is a breakdown of the Calls For Service by Station in the month of December:
- Engine 53 (Oakley) ran 38% of the calls for service rolling out of the station 293 times.
- Engine 52 (Brentwood) ran 37% of the calls for service rolling out of the station 277 times.
- Engine 59 (Discovery Bay) ran 16% of the calls for service rolling out of the station 124 times.
- CALFIRE assisted in 2% of the calls for 18rollouts.
- Auto Aid assisted in 7% of the calls for 56 rollouts.
- Mutual Aid received assisted in 0% of the calls for 0 rollouts.
Average Response Time by Service Area:
- Bethel Island – 15:06 Minutes
- Discovery Bay/Byron – 10:50 Minutes
- Marsh Creek – 11:22 Minutes
- Knightsen – 9:38 Minutes
- Brentwood – 7:26 minutes
- Oakley – 7:00 Minutes
In the month of April the District received auto aid from Contra Costa Fire 56-times with them sending a total of 92 engines. Meanwhile the District sent CONFIRE auto aid 27-times for 36 engines