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This Fourth of July holiday, Santa Clara County Fire Department has partnered with the City of San Jose to remind residents that all fireworks are illegal, dangerous and can result in fires and injuries that are easily preventable. Enjoy a safe and happy Fourth of July by attending one of the many community fireworks displays in Santa Clara County.
Over the last year County Fire continued to strengthen our partnerships, further developed our regional emergency services capabilities, and provided an unprecedented level of mutual aid support to large emergencies across the State of California. We will continue to proactively prepare and protect the communities we serve.Learn More
On Friday, February 23, 2018, Santa Clara County Fire Department took delivery of Squad 1 for the second time in Department history. The squad returns to service, not as a frontline apparatus, but instead as an honored piece of our historical fleet.Learn More
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.
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.Learn More
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.