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.

Saratoga Fire Station Pancake Breakfast

Santa Clara County Fire Department and the Saratoga Fire District invites you and your family to attend the annual pancake breakfast taking place April 15, 2017. Breakfast is served at 8 - 11 AM. Residents are asked to consider donating $5 to the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation. Contact 408-378-4010 for more information. Click here for the flyer.

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2016 Annual Report

Over the last year County Fire embraced new technology to deliver better patient care, improve response times and provide a common operating view that will enhance large incident management. We are looking to the future for opportunities to become more involved and are proud to serve you.

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Flood Protection & Sand Bag Information

Sandbags are most effective when used to prevent one foot or less of water from entering a home or business through doorways and other openings. Due to their weight, you should only load 20 to 30 sand bags per vehicle. Please take only what you need.

Sandbag Locations within Santa Clara County  Sandbag Map (1/2017): A printable (pdf) version of this information, with a location map, times of operation, and a wet weather checklist.


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Santa Clara County Hazardous Materials Response Team Re-certified

HazMat 72 achieves highest level certification.

Santa Clara County Fire Department’s Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Team, HazMat 72, has been recertified by the California Office of Emergency Services (CalOES). HazMat 72 is one of four Type 1 teams in the greater Bay Area and one of thirty-three Type 1 teams in the state of California.

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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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