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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Safety Recall Issued for Kidde Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors

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Kidde Smoke Alarm/ Carbon Monoxide Alarm Recall

Kidde is recalling the following models of TruSense Smoke Alarms and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms, due to the risk of these models failing to alert consumers to a fire. If you have any of the foll...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Backyard Burn Season Ends April 30th!

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Backyard Burn Season ends on Friday, April 30th. After 4 PM this day, no burn piles will be permitted until the start of Burn Season again in December (fire/weather conditions permitting).

For more information on Backyard Burn requirements, see our Burn Pe...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Job Opportunity- Defensible Space Inspectors

Defensible Space Inspectors- Now Hiring

Central fire District is currently accepting applications for Defensible Space Inspector- Trainee, Defensible Space Inspector, and Defensible Space Inspector-Specialist. More information can be found on our website:  https://www.centralfiresc.org...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

CDC Guidelines for Vaccinated Adults

COVID-19 Vaccine

The CDC has released new guidelines for residents that have received one of the COVID-19 vaccines. This information is now available on our website as well at the link provided. (photo courtesy of CDC.gov)

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Recall Notice: Fire Alarm Pull Stations

Alarm Recall

Potter Electric Recalls Addressable Pull Stations Single/Dual Action Due to Failure to Alert to Fire

Potter Electric is recalling their Addressable Pull Stations Single/Dual Action Hazard units (see photo and product info below): The pull handle on some un...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

Job Opportunity - Paid Call Firefighters

Hiring Paid Call Firefighters

The Central Fire District is currently accepting applications for Entry-Level Paid Call Firefighters. Application info and a detailed job description are available at: https://www.centralfiresc.org/2200/Job-Descriptions

Deadline to apply is no later than 5...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Fire District Consolidation Completed!

Consolidation Complete

As of this morning, February 4, 2021, Central FPD and Aptos/La Selva FPD have officially consolidated into one District, now known as “Central Fire District of Santa Cruz County”. The District would like to extend thanks to all the staff, agencies and mem...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

LAFCO Public Hearing Re: Fire District Consolidation

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LAFCO NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - Central & Aptos/La Selva Fire Consolidation

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at 9:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 3, 2021, the Local Agency Formation Commission of Santa Cruz County (LAFCO) will hold three public hear...

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

Free Sandbags and Sand Available

Sand Bags available

Central Fire District has FREE sand and bags available for residents, located in front of the Central Admin. Building, at 930 17th Avenue in Live Oak (to the right of the fenced area).

The Aptos Fire Station located at 6934 Soquel Drive now also has FREE s...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Fire Chief Chosen for Central Fire

Chief Walbridge

It’s official! In a unanimous vote by our Board of Directors yesterday, we are proud to announce the appointment of our new Fire Chief, John Walbridge!  
Chief Walbridge has been serving as the Interim Fire Chief since July 2020, and has been with...
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Posted on: December 7, 2020

NOTICE OF LAFCO PUBLIC HEARING

Public Hearing Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 6, 2021, the Local Agency Formation Commission of Santa Cruz County (LAFCO) will hold a protest hearing regarding the fire consolidation approved by LAFCO on November 4, 2020. The proposed term...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Resources for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19

We encourage residents and businesses to stay up-to-date on the current situation of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in our county and the current recommendations for preventing the contraction and spread of COVID-19. We’ve assembled a resource page dedicated to C...

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