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Santa Cruz City Fire Department

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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
Description:The Santa Cruz Fire Department provides emergency services to all it's residents(including UCSC) and visitors that visit Santa Cruz on a daily basis. We respond to structure fires, emergency medical incidents, rescues, water rescues, hazardous materials incidents, automobile fires, wildland fires, as well as providing mutual aid to other local and State agencies. Additionally we provide lifeguard services to both Santa Cruz City and Capitola City beaches.

Contact the UCSC Campus Fire Marshal's Office if you have fire prevention questions specific to UCSC.

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
Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT)
Earthquake Preparedness
Smoke Alarms
Carbon Monoxide Alert
Child Seat Safety
Fire Prevention In Your Home
Living with Fire in Santa Cruz County: a Guide for Homeowners
After the Fire
Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery!
File of Life
Just for Kids
Safety Tips
The Santa Cruz Fire Department does not provide CPR training to the public. Please see our list of CPR Providers on the website

see website

Lifeguard Headquarters
#1 Municipal Wharf

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.

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

Jim Frawley
Fire Chief

Subject Headings
 Disaster Preparedness
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 October 29, 2016

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