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Contra Costa County
Fire Protection District
4005 Port Chicago Highway,
Concord, CA 94520-1180
Phone: (925) 941-3300
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The Operations Division provides "All Risk" emergency and non-emergency services to the community. Services include emergency response to:
- Fires: structure, vegetation, vehicles, miscellaneous.
- Medical and Traumatic Emergencies: medical emergencies, vehicle accidents, traumatic injuries, multi-casualty incidents.
- Vehicle Rescue: disentanglement and extrication.
- Technical Rescue: low- and high-angle, confined space, trench, and water rescue.
- Hazardous Materials: spills, leaks, releases at fixed facilities and at rail/roadway incidents.
- Hazardous Conditions: electric and natural gas emergencies, flooding, etc.
- Special Operations: preparedness and response to seismic events, petrochemical plants, airports, mass transit, terrorism, marine fires and emergencies, etc.
There are 12 Battalion Chiefs assigned to the Operations Division. 10 shift Battalion Chiefs lead and manage 4 Battalions on 3 shifts. 2 Battalion Chiefs lead and manage the Training Division and the Emergency Medical Services Division.
The Operations Division staffs 19 engine companies, 5 truck companies, and a Shift Training Captain / Safety Officer daily. The Division maintains 24 fully staffed stations, and 2 more stations staffed with paid-on-call Reserve Firefighters. Minimum daily staffing is 77 personnel. The 24 on-duty companies are trained and regularly cross-staff numerous specialty response units including 18 wildland fire apparatus, 3 rescue units, a trench rescue unit, a fire rescue boat, and a mobile breathing air support unit.
Special programs managed by Battalion Chiefs with assistance from line personnel include:
- After Action Report System
- Disaster Planning and Preparedness
- Firefighter Safety and Survival
- Firefighting Equipment – (Procurement, Maintenance, and Testing)
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Respiratory Protection Equipment
- Fire Trail Maintenance / Heavy Equipment
- Grant Writing
- Hazardous Materials
- Hydrant Maintenance
- Mapping / G.I.S. Update
- Mutual Aid and Automatic Aid Operations
- Physical Fitness
- Pre-Incident Planning
- Report Writing
- Reserve Firefighters
- Target Information Program
- Technical Rescue
- Telestaff (Staffing and Payroll reporting)
- Urban Search and Rescue
- Wildland Firefighting