Making a Difference

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Fire Station Locator

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How are we doing?

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.

Resolve to Prepare in 2018!

The beginning of a new year brings a host of resolutions, some easier to keep than others. Here’s a resolution that’s easy to keep and can save a life: Resolve to prepare in 2018!

 Whether you have an hour to spare or a few hours a month to dedicate, you can prepare yourself, your family, and even your community for emergencies and disasters. Santa Clara County Fire Department regularly provides a variety of free classes to each of the communities it serves.

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Young Boy Fulfills Dreams of Service With Santa Clara County Fire

On Saturday, December 9, 2017, the fire alarms rang and a call came through asking Yeshua Thrower to help protect the citizens of Santa Clara county. That call fulfilled the dreams of a young eight-year old boy who wants to serve and protect the community as a firefighter.

Santa Clara County Firefighters, their families and Santa Clara County Firefighters Local 1165 all pitched in to make the day a memorable one for Yeshua.

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2017 Toy Drive Supports Local Community Programs


Throughout this holiday season, Santa Clara County Fire Department will be supporting local holiday toy programs by collecting new, unwrapped toys at all of its Fire Stations and Headquarters office. Toys collected will benefit families throughout Santa Clara County by supplying much needed toys and gifts to programs including the Campbell Community Toy Program, Christmas Community Toy Program, and the Community Services Agency of Mountain View, Los Altos and Los Altos Hills


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Los Gatos/Monte Sereno Residents Receive Disaster Training in Community Emergency Response Team Academy

On Saturday, November 7, over 30 participants graduated from the Los Gatos/Monte Sereno Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Academy, a disaster training program provided by Santa Clara County Fire Department (SCCFD).

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Free Text Message Alert System is Lifeline for Homeless during Disasters

The County Office of Supportive Housing’s staff has created a lifeline for homeless individuals by using a text message alert system (AlertSCC) to convey critical disaster alerts and weather warnings. Staff also uses the system to direct people to life-saving resources such as cooling centers and tips for keeping safe in the heat.

Please share information about this free service with service providers and at-risk individuals. For more details, visit: AlertSCC or contact Patty Eaton, Public and Risk Communication Officer at patty.eaton@oes.sccgov.org

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2016 Annual Report

Over the last year County Fire embraced new technology to deliver better patient care, improve response times and provide a common operating view that will enhance large incident management. We are looking to the future for opportunities to become more involved and are proud to serve you.

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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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