Fire Chief, Jeff Trapp
230 Walnut Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Fire Admin Email
Monday - Thursday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Call 911 for all emergencies
Back-to-School time puts spotlight on Campus Fire Safety
According to the Center for Campus Fire Safety, September and October are peak months for campus fires. It's important to take stock of your surroundings and to pay attention to fire safety. Need a little help starting out? NFPA has a great checklist that's easy to download. Take it with you as you inspect your dorm room or off-campus living quarters. As you check things off the list, take pride knowing you're making a difference for yourself and for those who live with you. You can also visit our Safety Tip Sheets page that has lot's of valuable tips to keep you safe this school year.
Summer is coming to an end, but Fire Season is still going strong. So it's still important to follow some basic Wildland Fire Safety Tips.
While the weather is still nice many of us like to continue spending time outdoors. Follow these simple Grilling Safety Tips for a safe and enjoyable outdoor dining experience. Outdoor Electrical Safety Tips are helpful too in preventing injuries to you or our loved ones.
Sky Lanterns are beautiful. But they are illegal in our State, prohibited by NFPA code requirements and they are extremely dangerous. Read here for more details about what makes Sky Lanterns so dangerous.
Go to Firedispatch if you want to view current dispatching for Santa Cruz County.