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County Fire House

 
 
County Fire House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, August 30, 2022
1. County Fire House Marker
Inscription.  Marker One:
County Fire House
Concord Historical Landmark
Built in 1938-39
Concord Historical Society


Marker Two:
Mt. Diablo Fire District
Headquarters Station
Erected 1939
Board of Fire Commissioners
R.D. Bollman, Chairman • Frank Rose • E.W. Glazier • J.F. DeRosa • A.W. Martin • Sarah Hill, Secretary • A.W. Vagus, Fire Chief
E.W. Cannon, Architect • J.J. Hansen, Contractor


Marker Three:
To the firefighters of Station 6 past and present for their dedicated service to the citizens of Concord
Donated by ANC Flagpole
Chuck Crane Ret.

 
Erected by Concord Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1938.
 
Location. 37° 58.627′ N, 122° 1.957′ W. Marker is in Concord, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is at the intersection of Willow Pass Road and Grant Street, on the right when
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traveling east on Willow Pass Road. The first two plaques are mounted to the front of the fire station. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2210 Willow Pass Road, Concord CA 94520, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. About Don Salvio Pacheco (within shouting distance of this marker); Dedicated to the Founders of Todos Santos (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bibber House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Barnett House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Neustaedter House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alves House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Perry House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elworthy House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Concord.
 
Regarding County Fire House. The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Station 6, located in Concord, CA, provides fire protection and emergency response services to the Concord community. The Fire Department's mission is to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to fires, the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Station 6 also responds to medical emergencies, motor vehicle accidents, rescue calls, and incidents involving hazardous materials.
 
Also see . . .  Contra Costa County Fire Protection District History.
"The Contra Costa County Fire Protection
Mt. Diablo Fire District Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, August 30, 2022
2. Mt. Diablo Fire District Marker
District was originally formed by the merger of the Central Fire Protection District and the Mt. Diablo Fire Protection District. This took place on December 29, 1964. Stations 1, 3 and 4 in Walnut Creek and Stations 2 and 5 in Pleasant Hill were part of the Central Fire Protection District while Stations 6, 8 and 10 in Concord, Station 7 in West Pittsburg, Station 11 in Clayton and Station 9 in Pacheco were part of the Mt. Diablo Fire Protection District."
(Submitted on September 15, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California.) 
 
Flagpole Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, August 30, 2022
3. Flagpole Marker
At the base of the flagpole.
County Fire House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, August 30, 2022
4. County Fire House Marker
County Fire House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, August 30, 2022
5. County Fire House
County Fire House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, August 30, 2022
6. County Fire House
County Fire House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, August 30, 2022
7. County Fire House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 15, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California. This page has been viewed 118 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 15, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California.

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