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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
As we go into the summer months and the start of fire season, it’s a great time to review your family’s emergency communications plan, evacuation plan, and preparedness supplies to live without power for a few days. Start with these easy steps: Update your contact information with PG&E to receive notifications when a PSPS could […]
The 2021 Defensible Space Brush Chipping & Debris Removal Program dates are subject to change and are dependent on weather, red flag, and other safety conditions, such as COVID-19 quarantine measures. The Fire District, Santa Clara County FireSafe Council, and Defensible Space Brush Chipping & Debris Removal Program service providers will make every effort to […]
What: Update on the Coronavirus Response Effort in Santa Clara County Why: These updates will cover a wide variety of topics related to the COVID-19 public health emergency including the impacts of social distancing, surge planning for the health care system, mental health strategies, and more. Date and Time: Monday through Friday at 10:00 a.m. […]