Fire Operations is responsible for providing fire suppression, emergency medical services at basic and advanced life support levels; and fire prevention activities for the City of Santa Cruz. This is accomplished, specifically, by aggressively confining and extinguishing fires with minimum loss of life and property; by providing paramedic level emergency medical services; by assisting with building inspections and enforcement of life safety codes; and by minimizing the loss of life and property from earthquakes, floods and other disasters via comprehensive public education programs. These objectives are furthered by daily training, maintenance of fire equipment, communications systems and fire facilities.
» Structure Fire Suppression
» Wildland Fire Suppression
» Emergency Medical Services (Paramedic)
» Hazardous Materials Incident Response
» Marine Rescue Services
» Technical Rescue