Category Archives: Fire Dept

ECCFPD – Process for Changing from Appointed to Elected Board

At last night’s Board meeting there was a discussion item how and when to proceed with the process of changing from an appointed to an elected board. The current board consists of nine members, four from Brentwood, three from Oakley … Continue reading

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Three Fire Stations to Close

On June 5, 2012; the District’s Parcel Tax (Measure S) was rejected by the voters within the District. Due to the sharp decline in property taxes since 2008, the District has been operating by relying on its reserves, which are … Continue reading

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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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