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Concord: Ash/Debris Cleanup Advisory


Last updated: April 24, 2018, 9:41 am

The large structure fire in Concord consisted primarily of construction materials (predominately wood). Residents should avoid direct contact and inhalation of ash/debris that was produced by the fire. Residents may use a mild soap and water to clean up ash/debris. To minimize dust generation, residents should consider lightly dampening ash/debris prior to commencing sweeping activities. Swept up ash/debris may be placed in a standard household trash receptacle. Any towels or cleaning materials should be rinsed in a sink that drains to a sanitation sewer. Residents should avoid washing or sweeping ash/debris into storm drains, as this will result in pollution accumulating in nearby creeks and rivers.

Injury Prevention & Physical Activity Promotion Project


The Injury Prevention & Physical Activity Promotion Projects bring a new vision and approach to creating safe and healthy environments for Contra Costa children and their families. In order to achieve this goal, we implement the following strategies:

  • Health-Promoting Collaborations – We collaborate with local decision makers, advisory committees, and community members to foster a safe environment for walking and biking.
  • Safe Routes to School – We provide leadership for elementary and middle schools across the County to encourage students walk or bike to school.
  • Physical Activity Promotion – Through our Bicycle Rodeos, safe physical activity education programs, and Bicycle Helmet Giveaway program, we are always promoting fun ways to that people can get every day physical activity.