CENTRAL FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT OF SANTA CRUZ COUNTY

...protecting the communities of Capitola, Live Oak and Soquel since 1987...


 

 930 17th Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Phone: (831) 479-6842   Fax: (831) 479-6847

 

 

In the event of an emergency dial 9-1-1

 Notable events and information:

 


BACKYARD BURN INFORMATION
Backyard burning is now allowed; however, there are restrictions of which you must be aware. Click on the icon to the left for more information. You may obtain backyard burn permits through the Monterey Bay Unified Air Pollution Control District at (831) 647-9411 or:
www.montereybaycleanair.org
Please notify us before your burn.

SKY LANTERNS
While sky lanterns look beautiful and have become a popular way for people to celebrate, they also pose a very high fire hazard and their use is prohibited in Santa Cruz County.
READ MORE HERE


DANGEROUS FIRE SEASON!
California is experiencing one of the worst fire seasons we've seen in a long time.  We urge you to stay aware, cautious, and safe.  To learn more about the status of current fires and incidents in California, click the icon to the left.

  WEED ABATEMENT:
Please help us prevent the loss of property and/or life. Make sure to remove weeds and brush from around your home or property. To learn more, click the icon to the left. 

2013 Central Fire Incident Statistics are available for review. To see them, navigate to the "About Central Fire" page and scroll down. Or click the icon to the left.

 

               Contact Information:  

For contact information, including phone numbers and addresses, please click the icon to the left.

 

Assembly Bill 29 - Fire Protection Fee

Many District residents are billed for fire protection from the State of California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. This is not a fee generated through Central Fire Protection District.  To learn more about the fee and the areas covered, visit the website at: http://www.firepreventionfee.org/ 

To obtain information regarding the status of payments, you can call the State Board of Equalization at 888-310-6447 or visit their website at: http://www.boe.ca.gov/sptaxprog/fire_prev_fee.htm 

Additional information regarding this tax can be found HERE.

 

                                                                                          
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