The Los Altos Hills County Fire District (LAHCFD) announces two upcoming vacancies on the Fire District Board beginning January 1, 2019 and invites residents to apply in accordance with the requirements in accordance with the requirements below: Qualifications: One vacancy requires applicants to be a resident of the Town of Los Altos Hills One vacancy […]
Check local air quality at Airnow.gov or on mobile devices weather apps. You may need to scroll down If air qualify has an unhealthy rating, Limit exposure to outdoor air Limit indoor pollution: avoid running the vacuum cleaner, frying food, burning candles If possible—set up a clean room indoors with a HEPA filter Face Mask […]
Jo Anne “J.” Logan’s new employment won’t take her far afield from her current one; Los Altos’ assistant city manager has accepted the position of general manager for the Los Altos Hills County Fire District. “I’m inspired by this opportunity,” Logan said in a press release. “I think it brings into focus the best of […]
You can become a CERT member! LAHCFD in conjunction with the County of Santa Clara will be offering new 2018 CERT Academy training classes designed to get you CERT certified. If you are interested in becoming a LAHCFD CERT member contact the LAHCFD Emergency Preparedness Coordinator at 650-922-1055. For additional information and a class schedule, download the […]
This part-time (20 hr/wk) position has been created to lead and manage the District’s ongoing work in fire protection and emergency response. Reporting to an appointed seven-member Board, the General Manager will: Serve as the public face of the District, interacting with residents, contractors, and partner organizations Manage/oversee all District operations, projects, activities, and services […]
The Los Altos Hills County Fire District is sending a multi-page mailer to all District residents to help inform residents how to best prepare and protect themselves from Fire & Emergency situations, including fire prevention tips, upcoming class schedules, and emergency contact numbers. All residents should be receiving this in the mail in early September.
Fire Department Santa Clara County Event #C172010046 Grass Fire: Altamont Road at Black Mountain, Los Altos Hills. July 20, 2017 – 15:25 hours Engine 71, Engine 374, Engine 75 and Battalion 74 were dispatched to the report of grass fire at the Westwind Stables in the Byrne Preserve. Battalion 72 responded hearing the […]
The State Fire Marshall required owners of single family homes that have a fossil-fuel burning appliance, fireplace, or attached garage to install CO alarms by July 1, 2011. According to the American Medical Association, carbon monoxide is the leading cause of accidental poisoning deaths in the United States. The federal Centers for Disease Control and […]