Category Archives: Fire Dept

East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (ECCFPD) prepared to move forward after voters reject Measure S

ECCFPD set to vote on new staffing model at June 11 meeting As a result of East County voters rejecting Measure S (a parcel tax specifically aimed at increasing revenue within the ECCFPD) the District will immediately begin plans to … Continue reading

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New Fire Revenues; Where will They Come From?

First published June 8, 2011 Monday night the Board of Directors for the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (ECCFPD) met for their monthly board meeting. Before much could be discussed Board President Erick Stonebarger, resigned as President effective end … Continue reading

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Who’s on that Fire Engine?

Recently there have been editorials, letters to the editor and blog posting against Measure S. One of the arguments against Measure S is that the fire district is too top heavy. A claim, much like the rest, that is not … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Dark Cloud Over Antioch

Tuesday afternoon’s fire at Blue Star Tires, located at 2665 Antioch Pittsburg Highway, covered northwest Antioch with a plume of black smoke. The first engine arrived on the scene and discovered that the closest hydrant was over 1600 feet away, … Continue reading

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Ribbon Cutting for new Fire Station 93 in Oakley

Saturday’s ribbon cutting was a milestone event for the City of Oakley and the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District. Although it was the third station built in Oakley it was the first since Oakley became a City. It is … Continue reading

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ECCFPD Update – The Next Step

On Monday, July 11, the Board of Directors for the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (ECCFPD) met to consider the next steps for the District in regards to funding and organizational options. As a way of background – the … Continue reading

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Brentwood Throws a Match at the Fire District

On Tuesday night the Brentwood City Council directed staff to prepare the necessary paperwork and City Council resolutions for an application to Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo) to allow Brentwood to withdraw from the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District … Continue reading

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