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.

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.

Heroes Run

The Heroes Run is November 5, 2016 at the Cupertino Civic Center: 10300 Torre Ave, Cupertino.

The heroes of the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office, Santa Clara County Fire Department, and Valley Medical Center (VMC) have teamed up to put together another fun filled day for friends and family. This event, which has raised close to $100,000, benefits the Pediatrics Center at VMC.

We encourage everyone to register at WWW.HEROESRUNSCC.ORG



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CERT Community Emergency Response Team

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates participants about emergency preparedness and provides basic disaster response training to assist others when first responders might not be immediately available to help. Some of the trainings include learning first aid, using a fire extinguisher, and organizing resources.

Santa Clara County Fire Department encourages you to participate become a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) member. 


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Summer Safety Tips

While you enjoy some fun in the sun, Santa Clara County Fire Department reminds you to keep some safety tips in mind.

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Joint Public Safety Career Day

Santa Clara County Fire Department and Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a Joint Public Safety Career Day on October 15, 2016. 

This free event is open to residents interested in a career in law enforcement or the fire service.

Attendees will participate in law enforcement workshops that include a foot pursuit obstacle course, physical agility practice, and 165 lb. dummy drag. 

Fire service workshops will give attendees the understanding of what it is like to use the ”Jaws of Life”, climb a 75-foot ladder truck, and extend a hose line into a smoke filled structure. 

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National Preparedness Month

Don't Wait.... Communicate!

Make a family emergency plan today. September is National Preparedness Month.

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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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