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General Agency Information
Name:Aptos/La Selva Fire Department
Alternate Name(s):Aptos La Selva Beach Fire Department
Address:6934 Soquel Drive
Aptos, CA  95003
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-685-6690
Fax Number:831-685-6699
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday-Friday, 8-5
Description:This special district fire department provides fire and life safety protection for Aptos and La Selva Beach area residents. Conducts fire prevention inspections, weed abatement programs, CPR classes, guided tours, etc. Paramedic services, first aid provided. Will answer questions and provide information on smoke detectors and anything relating to fire prevention and safety within the home. Check website for CPR classes.

FEES: Plan check fees. Miscellaneous i.e. permits, copies of reports, etc. Cost recovery for illegal or negligent acts.

AREAS SERVED: Aptos and La Selva Beach
Programs:Community CPR Classes
FREE Community CPR classes (featuring hands-only CPR) are offered monthly (dates vary) at our main station at 6934 Soquel Drive, Aptos, and usually run in the evenings. This course is for basic CPR only, with infant and defibrillator training available on request. Class size is limited, so early sign-ups are encouraged. To register, call the Administration Office at 831-685-6690.

Child passenger car seats checked only on Wednesdays by appointment, call 685-6690.
Please try to schedule car seat appointments 2-4 weeks in advance, spaces fill quickly.

SEATS for KIDS Program
Child safety seats are provided through Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency SEATS for KIDS Program, with funds from County Vehicle Code fine revenues, grants and private donations. For more information, call 454-5477. Seats are available for low-income families ($15-$30 donation requested). Availability of car seats is limited, and on a first come/first serve basis.
Languages other than English:None
Accommodations for Disabled:Call for Information
Public Transportation:Available Within One Block
Eligibility:Open to All
Fees:See Description Notes
Areas Served:See Description Notes
Physical Location:Aptos
Funding Source:Taxes

Jeff  Terpstra
Fire Chief

Sarah Melton
Administrative Assistant

Contact Persons

Sarah Melton

Subject Headings
 Child Passenger Safety Seat Inspections
Emergency Medical Care
Emergency Rescue
Fire Control/Extinction
Fire Prevention Information
Fire Safety Inspections
Fire Services
First Aid Instruction
Government Agencies
Safety Education Programs
Smoke Detectors
Weed Abatement/Brush Control
This record last modified July 4, 2014