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

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Measure N Passes!

Measure N Passes!

The Boulder Creek Fire Protection District would like to thank the community for their overwhelming support passing Measure N. Measure N currently stands at just under 83% yes votes. This measure will ensure the district will have adequate funding to purchase fire engines, breathing apparatus and firefighting coats and pants for the next 30 years!… Continue Reading

Christmas Tree Recycling Program

Christmas Tree Recycling Program

Boulder Creek Fire Protection District in partnership with the County of Santa Cruz is providing residents with a Christmas Tree Recycling Program. The recycle bin will be next to the fire station on Middleton Avenue from December 26th to January 20th. Click here for more information. Continue Reading

RFP: Scope of Work and Costs for a Feasibility Analysis Providing Ambulance Transportation Services

RFP: Scope of Work and Costs for a Feasibility Analysis Providing Ambulance Transportation Services

INTRODUCTION The Santa Cruz County Fire Chiefs Association (hereinafter SCCFCA) are requesting proposals from qualified consultants to conduct a feasibility analysis for the potential of providing emergency ambulance transportation for the Santa Cruz County exclusive operating area under the jurisdiction of a Joint Powers Authority (JPA). Interested parties are invited to submit proposals for completing… Continue Reading

Boulder Creek Fire Protection District Announces the Retirement of Fire Captain Dave Scruggs

Boulder Creek Fire Protection District Announces the Retirement of Fire Captain Dave Scruggs

It is with our utmost respect and appreciation that we announce the retirement of Fire Captain Dave Scruggs. Dave started his volunteer firefighter career with the Boulder Creek Fire protection District in January of 1988.  He was promoted to Captain in 1999, and retired March 29, 2016. Dave was a true volunteer firefighter missing holidays,… Continue Reading

Emergency Contact Number

Emergency Contact Number

For all emergencies call 911.  Our local 911 Center is trained to take emergency calls and dispatch our units saving precious time for us to respond.  Please do not call the Fire Station for emergencies as we are a volunteer fire department and our phones are not always staffed.  During large-scale emergencies all of our… Continue Reading

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