As part of a collaborative effort to improve fire protection and response services in Santa Clara County and the region, Los Altos Hills County Fire District (LAHCFD), Santa Clara County Central Fire Protection District (Central Fire), and the City of Palo Alto forged an agreement to fund and staff Fire Station 8 in Palo Alto. […]
At its March 16, 2021, Regular Meeting, the LAHCFD Board of Commissioners approved a Professional Services Agreement for Hazardous Fire Fuel Reduction Goat Grazing Services between the Los Altos Hills County Fire District and Ecosystem Concepts, Inc. Historically, the grazing of fields by goats was used as a method of vegetation mitigation and hazardous fire […]
Article #1 – published October 2, 2019 Article #2 – published September 30, 2020
In the interest of fire prevention, life safety, and property protection, the Los Altos Hills County Fire District (“Fire District”) encourages residents to create defensible space around structures on their property and reduce fire fuels by utilizing techniques of Shelter in Yard, property hygiene, and property and structure hardening. In cooperation with Santa Clara County […]
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Red Flag Warning: Aug 16 – Aug 17 A Red Flag Warning indicates that weather conditions in the next 12 – 72 hours may result in extreme fire behavior. Go to Santa Clara County Fire Department’s Ready! Set! Go! Program page to learn more about Red Flag Warnings.
What is a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) and When Can I Expect One? Check out PG&E’s PSPS site to learn more about what a PSPS is, how to prepare, and for more PSPS resources. PG&E Community Wildfire Safety Program Prepare for Fire Season and Public Safety Power Shutoffs Public Safety Power Shutoff Webinar The Town […]
Background The Los Altos Hills County Fire District is in the process of developing a successor Strategic Plan to the 2015 – 2020 Strategic Plan. The Strategic Plan (SP) Ad Hoc Subcommittee hosted two community meetings to collect stakeholder and public input on the update process. The Subcommittee provided direction to staff to develop a […]