Fire and law enforcement officials across the County warn residents about fireworks use.
All fireworks, regardless of type or labeling, are illegal in Contra Costa County. Remember, there are no "Safe & Sane" fireworks. Regardless of labeling, they are all dangerous and uncontrollable. The fireworks ordinance Chapter 44-2 of the County Ordinance Code, and numerous city ordinances have strengthened enforcement abilities.
Residents are urged to report all use of illegal fireworks immediately to their local law enforcement agency’s non-emergency phone line. Contra Costa County Fire Protection District also announced a toll-free hotline to report illegal fireworks use in the County: 1-833-885-2021.
Con Fire and the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office have published a guide to help you prepare yourself, your families, and your neighbors in the event of a wildfire. View and download ad Contra Costa County Residents Guide to Wildfire Preparedness & Evacuation (PDF) and Guide to Wildfire Preparedness & Evacuation in Spanish (PDF).
See Public Service Announcement video in English.
See Public Service Announcement video in Spanish (Ver video de Anuncio de Servicio Público en Español).