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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Senior Personal Emergency Preparedness

The first 48-hours following a disaster are the most critical. This is also when relief workers may not immediate be available to assist. Sign up for this free course today to learn how to be self-sufficient until relief is available. 


Training topics include:

-Workplace & home safety

-Emergency supplies to have available

-What to do when your phones are out

-When/how to turn off gas, electrical, and water

-Fire Safety and using a fire extinguisher

-Household hazardous materials


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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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Twitter Feed

Santa Clara Co Fire @sccfiredept Oct 20
#CountyFire participated in #GreatShakeOut. Personnel practice: Drop, Cover, Hold On. Also: Evacuate, staff account…
Santa Clara Co Fire @sccfiredept Oct 19
RT @TeamAltaVista: Thank you @sccfiredept for teaching our 3rd & 4th graders about #FireSafety! #teamaltavista #usdlearns
Santa Clara Co Fire @sccfiredept Oct 19
#CountyFire participating in Fire Prevention Month. Making sure kids know how to be fire safe.