Recognize a Hero

Nominate peers, local agency members, and/or community members who you believe are deserving of recognition for the Excellence in Service Awards.

Fire Station Locator

Find the closest fire station to you in Santa Clara County.

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We take pride in the service we provide to you and the community, and we want to hear from you. This survey is a critical part of our ability to  continually improve our service.

Santa Clara County Fire Department is hosting two public workshops!

We are working to improve our communications with those we serve and will be hosting two public workshops. We need your feedback.

The workshops will be:

  • Southern Location
    • February 27, 5:30p.m. – 8:00p.m.
    • Home Church, 1711 Winchester Blvd, Campbell

  • Northern Location
    • February 28, 9:30a.m. - 12:00p.m.
    • The Garden House, Multi-Purpose Room, 400 University Ave, Los Altos

In addition to the workshop, County Fire’s newest fire engine will be on display – a unique “Type 6” wildland fire engine designed to access the surrounding open space areas.


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Flood Protection & Sand Bag Information

Sandbags are most effective when used to prevent one foot or less of water from entering a home or business through doorways and other openings. Due to their weight, you should only load 20 to 30 sand bags per vehicle. Please take only what you need.

Sandbag Locations within Santa Clara County 
Sandbag Map (1/2017): A printable (pdf) version of this information, with a location map, times of operation, and a wet weather checklist.

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CERT/PEP Classes

Taking CERT training is easy, fun and a great way for your business or neighborhood to strengthen working and personal relationships that will be vital in responding to an emergency.

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Medication Disposal

Santa Clara County Unwanted Medication Drop-Off Program offers residents a convenient and environmentally-friendly alternative to flushing or throwing away pills, expired medications, medicinal liquids, controlled substances or illegal drugs.

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211 Community Service

Santa Clara County 2-1-1 is a free, confidential, non-emergency information and referral service that operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Mandarin, and 140 other languages.

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AlertSCC is a powerful mass notification system that will be used to send emergency information and instructions to anyone who lives or works in Santa Clara County.

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PulsePoint is an App now available to residents of Santa Clara County that alerts CPR-trained bystanders to someone nearby having a sudden cardiac arrest that may require CPR.

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Internationally Accredited Agency

Accreditation is a comprehensive self-assessment and evaluation model that enables organizations to examine past, current, and future service levels and internal performance and compare them to industry best practices.
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Twitter Feed

Santa Clara Co Fire @sccfiredept Feb 21
RT @SCCgov: Bear Creek Rd is closed at Hwy 35 and Presentation due to landslide, with tree & powerlines down. Updates:
Santa Clara Co Fire @sccfiredept Feb 16
More rain on the way. Drive safe. Be prepared. Sign up at to get emergency notifications.…
Santa Clara Co Fire @sccfiredept Feb 11
RT @CHPscrz: Update: Highway 17 southbound lanes are now open. "S/B ONLY"