Back to School Safety

Back to School Safety

Summer is over and school is back in session. As you are driving to work or running errands, pay special attention when out on the road.

Preventing Electrical Fires

Preventing Electrical Fires

Electrical fires in our homes claim the lives of 280 Americans each year and injure 1,000 more. Learn about some safety precautions you can take to keep your family safe.

Walking Distracted

Walking Distracted

Walking distracted is dangerous. Tips to help keep you safe.

Children and Cars: A Deadly Warm Weather Combination

Children and Cars: A Deadly Warm Weather Combination

Never leave a child unattended in a vehicle. Not even for a minute !

Exit Drills In The Home (E.D.I.T.H.)

Exit Drills In The Home (E.D.I.T.H.)

Performing Exit Drills in the Home can help you and your family prepare for an emergency.

Have you checked your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors?

Have you checked your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors?

Have you changed the batteries on your smoke alarm and carbon monoxide (CO) detectors?

Fire Impact Fee Fact Sheet

Fire Impact Fee Fact Sheet

Fire impact fees are one-time charges paid to the City by developers and builders applied to offset the additional public service costs of new development.

Watsonville Fire Department

The Watsonville Fire Department protects the City of Watsonville residents by providing comprehensive emergency services with dedicated professionals in cooperation with other agencies. Serving an area of approximately 14 square miles with a population of 60,000, we are committed to expanding our capabilities by continuously evaluating threats and formulating strategies to effectively safeguard our community.

The Fire Department responds to a variety of emergency incidents:

  • Structure fires, emergency medical incidents, rescues, hazardous materials incidents, automobile fires, wildland fires, provides local and statewide mutual aid assistance, and other miscellaneous calls.

The Fire Department also responds to many non-emergency incidents such as standby incidents with police, public service calls, as well as fire safety inspections.

The Fire Department also places great emphasis on public relation activities such as Toys for Tots, Community education programs, and the child safety seat inspection program.