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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.

Wildfire Preparedness Community Meetings 2019

Help reduce wildfire risk and better prepare your family and our home with our Ready, Set, Go program. Learn more about the things that you could do to increase the survivability of your home in the event of a wildland fire. Attend one of our Wildfire Preparedness Community Meetings.

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Saratoga Fire Station Annual Pancake Breakfast

Join us on Saturday, April 27 for our annual pancake breakfast, benefitting the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation.

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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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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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Wildfire Preparedness Meetings Planned for West Valley Communities

Now is the time to start preparing for wildfire. To attend one of the meetings or for more information, please visit: www.sccfd.org/RSG.

LOS GATOS, CA – Santa Clara County Fire Department and our law enforcementpartners in the west valley communities and surrounding unincorporated areas will behosting eleven community wildfire meetings reminding residents to be ready for wildfire.

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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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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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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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