LAHCFD is under a fire watch and a Red Flag Warning has been issued beginning 2 a.m., Monday, 10/11 through 5 p.m., Tuesday, 10/12. This warning is affecting the Santa Cruz Mountains, Santa Clara Valley and East Bay Hills. The SCC Fire Deptartment will be flying red flags at all stations and messaging red flag […]
On July 26, 2021, California Assemblymember Alex Lee, representatives from CAL Fire Santa Clara Unit, and San Jose Councilmember David Cohen co-hosted a virtual Wildfire Preparedness Townhall. The presentation is available here. View a recording of the Townhall below.
Read the July 21, 2021 Los Altos Town Crier article.
NBC Bay Area new story: Bay Area Fire Stations Increase Staffing Given Dangerous Weather Conditions 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 […]
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 […]