If you have an emergency
Contra Costa County
Fire Protection Department
4005 Port Chicago Highway,
Concord, CA 94520-1180
Phone: (925) 941-3300
Chief Ed Gonzales is a 28 year employee of the organization who started in 1989 as a student worker. He has promoted through the ranks of Firefighter, Engineer, Captain, Battalion Chief, and now holds the rank of Assistant Fire Chief of the Emergency Operations Division.
His passion for operations, firefighter safety, personnel development, and his involvement in the promotional testing processes for most of the operational ranks make Chief Gonzales well-suited for his position.
The Assistant Fire Chief of the Emergency Operations Division directly oversees 10 Battalion Chiefs who supervise 4 battalions, and a total of 25 fire stations on three different shifts.