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General Agency Information
Name:Santa Cruz City Fire Department
Alternate Name(s):Santa Cruz Fire Department
Address:230 Walnut Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-420-5280
Email Address:dl_Fire@cityofsantacruz.com
Website:www.cityofsantacruz.com/index.aspx?page=325
Description:Monday-Thursday 8:00am-12:00pm; 1:00pm-4:00pm
Closed Fridays

DAILY PRIORITIES:
Respond professionally to calls for help
Train and educate
Maintain excellent physical fitness and equipment readiness
Provide unexpected service
Communicate effectively at all times

There are many NEW REGULATIONS, that may impact your ability to burn within the City. Make sure to review these new regulations before applying for a burn permit.

LANGUAGES: Limited Spanish, depending on staffing

AREAS SERVED: City of Santa Cruz
Mission:We regard everyone as a customer; our Mission is to serve them with Excellence through ever-increasing Innovation, Proficiency, and Safety
Programs:PUBLIC EDUCATION & SAFETY:
Carbon Monoxide Alert
Smoke Alarms
Fire Prevention In Your Home
A Guide for Homeowners
After the Fire
Car Seat Safety
Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery!
Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT)
CPR
Earthquake Preparedness
File of Life
Just for Kids
Safety Tips

FIRE STANDARDS, PERMITS & INSPECTIONS:
Fire Prevention is responsible for consulting with and securing the cooperation of individuals and property owners regarding life safety matters, and for inspection and testing of new fire protection equipment installations such as automatic fire sprinkler and fire alarm systems: for enforcement of fire related federal, state and local laws, ordinances and administrative orders for public safety in City schools, public/private institutions and places of public assembly; and for investigation of suspicious fires and/or fires of undetermined origin.

MARINE SAFETY DIVISION:
Lifeguard Headquarters
#1 Municipal Wharf
831-420-6015
831-420-6014

Lifeguard service is provided during Spring weekends, daily in Summer months and Fall weekends. Service hours are usually from 10am-7pm , but may vary depending on the weather conditions. Service area is from Cowell's Beach to the San Lorenzo River.

FIRE OPERATIONS DIVISION:
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.

FIRE TRAINING DIVISION:
Training is the most important asset to an effective Fire Department. Our vision is to provide training that enhances our performance that our customers value most and to become renowned and emulated by the Fire Service nationwide.
Languages other than English:Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled:Call for Information
Public Transportation:Call for information
Eligibility:Public Service
Fees:Call for Information
Areas Served:See Description Notes
Physical Location:Santa Cruz
Funding Source:City Government
 
Officials
 

Jeff  Trapp
Fire Chief

Subject Headings
 Emergency Medical Care
Emergency Rescue
Fire Control/Extinction
Fire Prevention Information
Fire Safety Inspections
Fire Services
Government Agencies
Open Burning Permits
Safety Education Programs
Smoke Detectors
Weed Abatement/Brush Control
This record last modified June 27, 2014