News Flash

Home

16 Stories
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Halloween Safety Tips

Central Fire Protection District would like to wish everyone a safe and happy Halloween!  As you get ready to head out the door for some trick-or-treating this year, keep the following Halloween Safety Tips in mind...

  • Carry a flashlight when trick...
Read on...

Home
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Central Fire Firefighters Help Bella the Dog Get Home Safe

Bella, a Shepard mix, broke her leash and took a short journey in rural Soquel. Bella ended up falling halfway down a cliff on Muir Drive. Bella’s leash became tangled in the brush and she was unable to move or climb her way to solid ground. The...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Central Firefighters Raise $2,859.00 for Fellow First Responders

The 2018 National First Responder Fund Stair Climb  took place on September 8th, 2018 in Downtown San Francisco. Central Fire assembled a team to climb the 1,200 stairs that run from the bottom to the top of the Bank of America Building. &ldq...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Incident Report - 450A Tola Ranch Road Structure Fire

CENTRAL FIRE DISTRICT

INFORMATION

INCIDENT MEDIA RELEASE

DATE OF INCIDENT: 9/19/18

DISPATCH TIME: 19:52

TYPE OF INCIDENT: Structure Fire

LOCATION OF INCIDENT: 450A Tola Ranch Road, Soquel, CA

OCCUPANT/OWNER OF PROPERTY: Larry & Margaret Sanders

BRIEF SCENARIO...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: August 14, 2018

Now Available! Mid County Fire Agency Consolidation Study and Service Review Report

Central Fire has received the final version of ESCI’s Mid County Fire Agency Consolidation Study and Service Review Report.  The electronic copy is available for download on our 'Key Documents' page here, and a hard-copy will be availab...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: April 18, 2018

Earth Day and Fire Safety

NEWS RELEASE

CONTACT:  FIRE PREVENTION DIVISION

ATTN: Mike DEMARS-PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER

PHONE: (831) 479-6843                         &a...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: April 18, 2018

Earthquake Safety Month

NEWS RELEASE

CONTACT:  FIRE PREVENTION DIVISION

ATTN: MIKE DEMARS - PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER

PHONE: (831) 479-6843                         ...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: April 17, 2018

Kidde Recalls Dual Sensor Smoke Alarms

Kidde has recalled two models of dual sensor smoke alarms due to risk of failure to alert consumers to a fire.  A yellow cap left on during the manufacturing process can cover one of the two smoke sensors and compromise the smoke alarm’...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 23, 2018

Standards of Cover & Management/Administrative Assessment released!

Standards of Coverage and Management-Administrative Assessment cover image

The goal of this assessment is to identify both the current service level and services desired, and then to assess the District’s ability to provide them. After understanding gaps in operations and resources, we can refer to recommendations to m...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 23, 2018

Our 2019-2021 Fleet Services Business Plan is now available!

Fleet Business Plan 2018-2021_cover page

Central Fire Protection District's Fleet Services Business Plan is a comprehensive three-year strategic plan that serves as a guide in providing direction to the Division and our customers as we forecast future needs.  You can view this report an...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: February 9, 2018

Our 2017 Annual Report is Now Available!

2017 Central Fire Protection District Annual Report_cover image

Central Fire Protection District publishes an Annual Report that gives an overview of District activities and highlights the accomplishments of each of our Divisions over the previous calendar year.  You can view it here.

Read on...

Home
Posted on: December 11, 2017

Incident Report - 717 Sunset Drive Structure Fire

CENTRAL FIRE DISTRICTINFORMATIONINCIDENT MEDIA RELEASEDATE OF INCIDENT: 12/10/17

DISPATCH TIME: 00:24TYPE OF INCIDENT: Structure FireLOCATION OF INCIDENT: 717 Sunset Drive, Capitola, CAOCCUPANT/OWNER OF PROPERTY: UndeterminedBRIEF SCENARIO OF INCIDENT: In ...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: December 8, 2017

Incident Report - 267 Chirco Avenue Structure Fire

CENTRAL FIRE DISTRICTINCIDENT MEDIA RELEASEDATE OF INCIDENT:  12/6/17                                 ...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: November 17, 2017

Central Fire Celebrates Local Heroes Night with Santa Cruz Warriors

Firefighters and staff from Central Fire attended the Santa Cruz Warriors game on November 15th, 2017 to celebrate Local Heroes Night, an event recognizing local first responders.  In addition to Central Fire, there were representatives from Apto...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers

On Nov. 2, 2017, Kidde announced a recall of almost 38 million fire extinguishers sold in the United States. They may not work during a fire emergency if they become clogged and require a lot of force to use. Also, the nozzle can come off with enough forc...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: April 19, 2011

Stay Connected

Notify Me allows you to subscribe to an unlimited number of email lists. Receive email or text message updates regarding the information you have requested. Check out Notify Me today  by clicking on the 'Notify Me' icon located ...

Read on...

Home