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Contra Costa County
Fire Protection Department
Administrative Office:

4005 Port Chicago Highway,
Suite 250
Concord, CA 94520-1180

Phone: (925) 941-3300
E-mail: info@cccfpd.org

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Fire / Rescue

Contra Costa County Fire Protection District provides all hazard mitigation services with 22 engine and five truck companies, as well as one rescue squad responding from 25 stations to service more than 300 square miles and 700,000 citizens daily across the County.


Fire Suppression - Commercial, residential, and wildland fire suppression.

Air Support - Water bucket drops, and aerial reconnaissance are provided from a Bell 407 GX helicopter in partnership with the County Sheriff’s Office.

Hazardous Material Response - CCCFPD provides hazardous material response with a Type 2 hazardous materials team comprised of personnel trained to the specialist level. All suppression personnel are trained to a Hazmat first responder operations (FRO) level.

Urban Search and Rescue - Specialized companies and personnel throughout the Fire District provide all disciplines of rescue operations. Many are members of FEMA Task Force 4.

High and Low Angle Rescue - Two rescue apparatus along with five truck companies are trained and equipped to perform high- and low-angle recues throughout the Fire District.

Long Line Helicopter Rescue - Specially trained captain paramedics are assigned to the Contra Costa Sheriff’s air division to perform long-line rescues and intermediate advance life support (ALS) care until delivered to waiting first responders. Typically, this work is done in remote or inaccessible areas of the Fire District.

Confined Space Rescue - Specialized personnel are trained for response throughout the County supporting local industry and responding to 911 calls for service.

Trench Rescue - Fire Station 10 is equipped with trench rescue apparatus and is prepared to respond County-wide when this specialized equipment is needed.

Swift Water Rescue Team- Fire District swift water rescue responses have increased over the years. Water rescue boats are deployed from Station 81. Swift water rescue teams are deployed from Station 81 and Station 10. All suppression personnel are trained to a water rescue awareness level.

Fire Boat 85 - A large portion of the Fire District is bordered by water. The Con Fire fire boat is ready to launch from the Pittsburg Marina within a few minutes of any 911 call. Crews are trained in marine navigation, search, fire suppression, and water rescue.

Dozer 220 - Select Fire District personnel are trained as heavy equipment operators and are certified through the State as Initial Attack Dozer Operators. In addition to fighting fires in season, the Dozer program is responsible for care and maintenance of more than 250 miles of fire trails ahead of each fire season.