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Video: Firefighters Make Quick Work of Attic Fire in Oakley

by CC News

On Monday, the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District responded to an attic fire on O’Neil Ct. in the City of Oakley.

The fire was reported at 4:12 am Monday at O’Niel Ct off Main Street and when fire crews arrived, they located smoke coming from the attic of a 1-story home. They also confirmed this being an active attic fire.

Crews mobilized to make fire attack and quickly knocked down the fire after roof ventilation. No injuries were reported and the fire did not spread to any nearby homes.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

5:45 am Update – Red Cross needed for three adults.

It has been a busy few days for firefighters with several large incidents:

  • Friday: Firefighters responded to the 100 block of Albers Ct off Deer Valley Road for a vegetation fire threatening homes. The fire was contained with no damages to homes. The fire was originally estimated at 50+ acres, however, later it was reducded in size to 22-acres.  — see story
  • Saturday: firefighters responded to a commercial structure fire in San Pablo where 12 units were damaged.
  • Sunday: Firefighters battled a 55-acre vegetation fire which was started from a building fire on John Henery Johnson Parkway in the City of Pittsburg. —See Story

Contra Costa Fire Announces New Wildland Fire Training Center

BYRON, CALIF., – Contra Costa County Fire Protection District (Contra Costa Fire) announced the grand opening of the Byron Wildland Fire Training Center (BWFTC) in Byron. The new training center will serve as another base for Crew 12. Crew 12 was a program started in Spring of 2020 and consists of one captain and 12 wildland firefighters. Contra Costa Fire deploys two crews during wildland fire season — see story.

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