Fire officials urge prevention and caution during a high wildfire danger season across Contra Costa County. Con Fire and the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office have published a guide for County residents to help prepare themselves, their families, and neighbors in the event of a wildfire. View and download Contra Costa County Residents Guide to Wildfire Preparedness & Evacuation (PDF) and Guide to Wildfire Preparedness & Evacuation in Spanish (PDF).
Power outages may occur during fire season and high heat. You can Prepare For A Power Outage (PDF) or in Spanish Preparándose Para Un Apagón (PDF). Update your contact information with PG&E to ensure notifications of outages.
Register to get emergency alerts via cellphone, email, or landline with the Contra Costa Community Warning System (CWS).
Learn about Defensible Space Self-Assessment or see the flyer below. See information about weed abatement and defensible space. Visit Contra Costa County Fire Protection District at www.cccfpd.org.