Boulder Creek Fire Department
13230 Central Avenue Boulder Creek, CA 95006

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Prepare for El Niño Now

Prepare for El Niño Now

After four years of epic drought, and almost constant sunny weather, we may have forgotten what real rain looks like and where water goes during a major storm.  Changes to our home landscapes may affect the way rainwater flows near our house.  We may not know about leaky roofs or weakened tree limbs.  We may… Continue Reading

What to do After a Flood

What to do After a Flood

If your home, apartment, or business has suffered flood damage, immediately call the agent or company who handles your flood insurance policy. The agent will then submit a loss form to the National Flood Insurance Program. An adjuster will be assigned to inspect your property as soon as possible. PRIOR TO ENTERING A BUILDING, check… Continue Reading

What to do During a Flood

Safety is the most important consideration. Since floodwaters can rise very rapidly, you should be prepared to evacuate before the water level reaches your property. Keep the following in mind: Have a Battery-Powered radio tuned to a local station and follow emergency instructions. Be prepared to evacuate if necessary. Stay away from all flood control… Continue Reading

Home and Property Preparation

Yard Clean up – Make a general inspection of your entire yard area for dead trees or dead limbs, yard debris, outdoor furniture, or other objects that could be blown by storm winds. An afternoon spent tidying up the yard and either storing furniture and other loose items indoors or securing them can prevent a… Continue Reading

Personal and Family Preparation

Make an itemized list of personal property, which includes clothing, furnishings and valuables. Take photographs of your home, both inside and out, and store in a safe place. This will help an insurance adjuster to settle any claims and to help prove uninsured losses. Keep you insurance policies and a list of personal property in… Continue Reading

Notice of Surplus Property Sale

Notice of Surplus Property Sale

The Boulder Creek Fire Protection District has declared two parcels, which lie in the San Lorenzo River, along Irwin Way in Boulder Creek, as surplus property.  If you are interested in purchasing the parcels click to view the Notice of Surplus Property Sale.  Any questions can be directed to the District Office at 831-338-7222 or… Continue Reading

Voluntary Seismic and ADA Station Upgrades

Voluntary Seismic and ADA Station Upgrades

Boulder Creek Fire Protection District is inviting bids for upgrading the fire station for Voluntary Seismic and ADA Upgrades. This will hopefully allow the station to remain functional during a seismic event and allow better access for the public. Click on the following documents for information: Request For Proposal Engineers Estimate * Addendum #1 Addendum… Continue Reading

Thank You to the Fire Hydrant Painting Volunteers

Thank You to the Fire Hydrant Painting Volunteers

In March of 2014 the San Lorenzo Valley Rotary Club, in conjunction with the Boulder Creek Fire Protection, provided San Lorenzo Valley High School students with a means to obtain community service hours. Over the last 14 months the Rotary Interact students, with supervision of San Lorenzo Valley Rotarians, completed the painting of over 400… Continue Reading

New Boulder Creek Fire Department Website

New Boulder Creek Fire Department Website

Many of you may have noticed our website has been non-existent for several months. In May of 2014 the District office was flooded by a sprinkler pipe, which failed in the attic. Our entire server system was destroyed and we lost a great deal of electronic information which also included our website. We are slowly… Continue Reading

Does your home have adequate addressing?

Does your home have adequate addressing?

Can Emergency Responders find your home or driveway quickly and easily, day or night? The Boulder Creek Fire Protection District has excellent maps that show parcels, streets and addresses of the entire fire district.  These maps however, don’t always show driveways, and unless your home sits right on the road, it can be very difficult to… Continue Reading