About South Santa Clara County Fire District
The South Santa Clara County Fire District is an all risk emergency response agency. Responding to approximately 3000 incidents per year. These incidents include emergency medical service response, all types of fires, hazardous materials, water rescues and public service assists.
Since 1997, the Fire District has provided advanced life support (paramedic) services for all members of the community. Non-transport advanced life support consists of the safe and skilled administration of drugs and IV therapy, conducting and interpreting EKG’s, electrical interventions including defibrillation, advanced endotracheal intubations and other advanced airway techniques. The fire district works closely with the local ambulance provider, Santa Clara County EMS, and the adjoining fire departments in utilizing this much needed resource.