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It's Not Worth It. Leave Fireworks to the Professionals.

 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.

 

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2017 Annual Report

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. 

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Historical Fire Apparatus Comes Home to Santa Clara County Fire Department

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.

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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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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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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

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

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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Santa Clara Co Fire @sccfiredept Dec 08
17 days until #Christmas! We’re ready to celebrate, but Santa could use some help... Support our local toy programs… https://t.co/KXZkFsKf1T
Santa Clara Co Fire @sccfiredept Dec 07
This week, #SCCFD and @SCCoSheriff joined Los Altos Hills town staff for an evacuation planning session. It’s never… https://t.co/rRZLhUCSnX
Santa Clara Co Fire @sccfiredept Dec 06
A close call and an important reminder.... After a @CityofSaratoga resident noticed smoke coming from their dryer,… https://t.co/6fI5j69jCp