History

Aptos/La Selva Fire Protection District - Through the Ages

  • 1930 - Aptos Fire Protection District is established.
  • 1939 - Fire station in La Selva Beach is constructed at 312 Estrella Drive.
  • 1958 - District is reaffirmed and documented by the Secretary of State.
  • 1964 - District hires first full-time employees.
  • 1968 - District constructs Station Number 1 at 6934 Soquel Drive.
  • 1973 - District constructs Station Number 2 at 300 Bonita Drive.
  • 1978 - District implements Santa Cruz County's first Paramedic Program.
  • 1985 - District commits to a Joint Powers Authority with La Selva Beach Fire Protection District and adds Station Number 3 at 312 Estrella Drive.
  • 1986 - Aptos Fire Protection District consolidates with La Selva Beach Fire Protection District.
  • 1988 - District annexes Day Valley Area.
  • 1993 - District constructs Administration Office, connected to Station Number 1.
  • 2006 - District annexes Spring Valley Area.
  • 2017 - District annexes Eastern Boundary Area.

Historical Photos

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6
  7. 7