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National Burn Awareness Week

February 3-9 is National Burn Awareness Week! Each year, over 450,000 burn injuries occur in the United States that are serious enough to require medical treatment.

Children under the age of 5 pose a particular risk for household burns. Each year, approximately 250,000 children are burned seriously enough to require medical attention! (data from www.burnfoundation.org) The video below, from the Santa Monica CERT (Community Emergency Response Team), has some excellent safety and first aid tips to prevent (and treat) scald burns.



Power Line Safety

When storm winds pick up, so does the potential for downed power lines, and the hazardous situations they present. If you see a downed power line, remember to stay a minimum of 25’ away from the line, as the ground beneath it can become charged as well.  Then call 9-1-1 to report the line, so emergency services can be dispatched to secure the area.  You can learn more about power line safety at PG&E’s Electrical Safety Page: https://www.pge.com/en_US/safety/electrical-safety/electrical-safety.page, or the EFSI (Electrical Safety Foundation International) website, at: http://www.esfi.org/overhead-power-line-safety

Holiday Hours

The A/LSFPD Administration Office will be closed on Monday, February 18th, for Presidents Day. We wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday weekend.

 


Reverse 911 Alert Registration Minimize

The CodeRED notification system sends important messages to residents and businesses within Santa Cruz & San Benito Counties in the event of emergency situations or critial community alerts.

Click on either link above to include your cellular or VOIP phone in the Emergency Notification system used by Santa Cruz Regional 9-1-1 personnel.

The system has the capability of sending thousands of messages in a very short time based on geographic location of an incident. Examples of notifications include: evacuations, bio-terrorism alerts, missing person reports, and severe weather alerts.

NOTE: If you are having issues enrolling your contact information into CodeRED, try using a different web browser. For more info on CodeRED alerts, visit Santa Cruz Regional 911 website at www.scr911.org.


Living With Fire - PDF Minimize

Click the picture below to download "Living With Fire In Santa Cruz County", a comprehensive guide to protecting your home and property from the threat of a major wildland fire.  For more useful information on wildfire prevention and safety, you can visit www.preventwildfireca.org.  


Customer Satisfaction Survey Minimize

IN AN EFFORT TO PROVIDE THE BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE POSSIBLE,The Aptos/La Selva Fire District would like to hear from community members who have recently received fire or paramedic services. 

IF YOU RECEIVED A POSTCARD FROM US, please click on the link below to continue. Your comments are important and valuable to us, and will be used to evaluate and improve the quality of service provided by our organization. Thank you for your participation!

CONTINUE TO CUSTOMER SATISFACTION SURVEY


Safety Recalls Minimize

Click the image below for information on current product safety recalls.


Board Meeting Info Minimize

NEXT REGULAR BOARD MEETING: Thursday, March 14, 2018 @ 7 PM

Our Board of Directors typically meets on the second Thursday of each month at 7 PM, in addition to Special Meetings (scheduled as needed), in the upstairs Multi-Purpose Room at 6934 Soquel Drive, Aptos CA  95003.  All meetings are open to the public. For information on current agendas, as well as general information on our Board of Directors, click the graphics below.

 

NOTE: Per Brown Act compliance, Regular Board Meeting Agendas will be posted a minimum of 72 hours prior to the date/time of the meeting. Special Meetings will be posted a minimum of 24 hours prior. If you would like to receive direct email notices regarding meeting Agendas, as they become available, please click the icon below to sign up for our mailing list.

 


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Public Records Request Minimize

Click the image below to request a Public Records request.  The attached form can be mailed or brought in person to our Administrative Office at 6934 Soquel Drive, Aptos CA 95003.


Citizen Complaints Minimize

The Fire Chief will ensure that all complaints are fully investigated. Click the graphic below to access our online Citizen Complaint Form.


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