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Proudly serving South Santa Clara County since 1980

The South Santa Clara County Fire District:

 Preserves life, property, and natural resources, through the delivery of fire prevention, fire suppression, and emergency medical, services. We work collaboratively with neighbors and stakeholders to ensure consistency, professionalism, and cost-efficiency, in our service delivery.

We are a dependent district of the County of Santa Clara, responsible for the delivery of fire protection and emergency medical services in approximately 289 square miles of unincorporated southern Santa Clara County.


Message From Our Chief

The South Santa Clara County Fire District (SSCCFD) takes great pride in providing Protection of Life, Property, and the Environment through our core values of Customer Service, Performance, and Professionalism. Our Board of Commissioners supports our mission with its commitment to public safety as a top priority.

We are fortunate to have diverse workforce from all over California serving in the SSCCFD! Each member of our Department is dedicated to providing the public with professional and sincere service. We will continue our efforts to make South Santa Clara County safe for our residents, businesses, and guests by providing and enhancing services to meet future needs.

The SSCCFD provides the community with excellent Fire, EMS, and Fire Marshal services. Like many Districts in California, we will face challenges in meeting increased demands for service and encourage our customers and community to join in on the communication regarding the expectations of your fire department. We look forward to your continued support and engagement to build partnerships with our Fire Team to enhance the quality of life in South Santa Clara County.

Baraka Carter

CAL FIRE Santa Clara Unit Chief

What We Do

Fire Prevention And Education

We are participating members of the Santa Clara County Fire Marshals Association and the Santa Clara County Fire Safe Council. The District’s fire prevention program is staffed by one part-time contract employee.

The PulsePoint mobile app alerts CPR-trained bystanders to someone nearby having a sudden cardiac arrest that may require CPR. The app is activated by the local public safety communications center simultaneous with the dispatch of local fire and EMS resources.  The purpose of the app is to increase the survival rates of cardiac arrest victims…

AlertSCC is a free, easy, and confidential way for anyone who lives or works in Santa Clara County to get emergency warnings sent directly to their cell phone, mobile device, email, or landline. AlertSCC can reach you wherever you are to provide information and instructions in a variety of emergency situations, which may include…

As of July 1, 2011, the Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act (Senate Bill – SB 183) will require all single-family homes with an attached garage or a fossil fuel source to install carbon monoxide alarms within the home by July 1, 2011. 

Life Jacket Loans

In partnership with public and private entities, Division of Boating and Waterways provides life jackets so that an individual or family can borrow a life jacket for a day or a weekend by simply completing a loan form.

For more boating and water safety information or laws, please visit

Our Locations

Fire Stations

The Fire District staffs four fire stations, operating four fire engines with a paramedic on each unit. Our highly trained and motivated firefighters provide emergency services for residential, commercial and wildland firefighting; for medical emergencies; automobile and technical rescue; and other hazardous conditions.


Morgan Hill Fire Station

(408) 779-7353

15670 Monterey Rd. Morgan Hill. CA 95037


Masten Fire Station

(408) 842-3713

10810 No Name Uno, Gilroy, CA 95020


Treehaven Fire Station

(408) 842-3138

3050 Hecker Pass Hwy, Gilroy, CA 95020


Pacheco Fire Station

(408) 842-4221

12280 Pacheco Pass Highway Hollister, CA 95023

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