Sandbags

Sandbags

Sandbags are available for those who may need them. Read more on where you can get your sandbags. Be safe out there and drive carefully.

Santa Cruz County Toys for Tots Needs Your Help!

Santa Cruz County Toys for Tots Needs Your Help!

Santa Cruz County Toys for Tots biggest gift needs are gifts for girls 10-14 years old; bike helmets; and C and D batteries.

Child Passenger Safety

Child Passenger Safety

If you are traveling for the holidays or staying close to home, don’t forget to keep your kids safe.

Fire Safety Equipment Inspection Scam Alert

Fire Safety Equipment Inspection Scam Alert

Be aware of any invoices from RMZ Fire Safety.

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 !

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.