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Grass Fire 9/21/12

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September 24th, 2012
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RODEO HERCULES FIRE DISTRICT/PINOLE FIRE DEPARTMENT

M E D I A   R E L E A S E

 

 

DATE: September 21, 2012

TIME OF ALARM: 14:53

TYPE OF INCIDENT: Grass Fire

LOCATION: Behind Hercules Teen Center

RESPONSE: 4 Engines, 1 Dozer, Cal Fire, 2 Battalion Chief

ASSISTING AGENCIES: Pinole Fire Department, Contra Costa County, Crockett Fire Department, California Division of Forestry

 

TOTAL FIRE PERSONNEL AT SCENE: 17

 

FIRE INFORMATION:

 

Control Time: 1601

 

Property Saved: Adjacent homes

 

Cause: Possible Arson

 

GENERAL STORY: All Concerned-

 

At 1453 Rodeo-Hercules Fire District responded to a reported Grass Fire adjacent to 2007 Refugio Valley Road, the Hercules Teen Center.   Engine 376 arrived on scene of a fire burning in brush and trees next to the walking trail.   Engine 76 Captain had his crew extinguish the fire that had extended into the eucalyptus trees with the assistance of Pinole Fire Department.  The fire was extinguished by personnel and held 100’x100’ in size.  No structures were damaged and no personnel were injured while extinguishing the fire.   Fire investigation was conducted with the assistance of Hercules Police Department.  A Bar-B-Q lighter was found at the scene and taken into evidence.

 

PRESS RELEASE BY: Bryan Craig     DATE: 9/21/12 1612 hours

CONTACT PERSON / PHONE NUMBER: Bryan Craig 510-799-4561

Annual RHFD Open House – October 20, 2012

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September 11th, 2012
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Green House Gas Reduction Project

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September 11th, 2012
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Firefighters except plaque recognizing Bay Area Air Quality Management District as the sole grant provider for the Districts Green House Gas Admissions reduction project.  The Fire District installed Solar Panels and other energy reducing features to Fire Station 75 in Rodeo and 76 in Hercules reducing the District’s Carbon foot print and overall energy consumption.  This is part of the Fire District continuing effort to reduce overall cost.