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Aptos/La Selva Fire Department

General Agency Information
Name: Aptos/La Selva Fire Department
Alternate Name(s): Aptos La Selva Beach Fire Department
Address: 6934 Soquel Drive
Aptos,  CA  95003
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Contact Information
Primary Phone: 831-685-6698
Fax: 831-685-6699
Days/Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 8am-12 and 1-5pm
Description: This special district fire department provides fire and life safety protection for Aptos and La Selva Beach area residents. Conducts fire prevention inspections, weed abatement programs, CPR classes, guided tours, etc. Paramedic services, first aid provided. Will answer questions and provide information on smoke detectors and anything relating to fire prevention and safety within the home. Check website for CPR classes.

Backyard Burn Info (Monterey Bay Air Pollution Control Dist.): 1-800-225-2876

Soquel Creek Water District: 831-475-8500

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Info (recording): 831-454-2606

FEES: Plan check fees. Miscellaneous i.e. permits, copies of reports, etc. Cost recovery for illegal or negligent acts.

AREAS SERVED: Aptos and La Selva Beach
Programs: Bystander CPR is a free course offered by our District, for those residents wishing to learn the hands-only method of CPR for infants, children and adults (with an optional training on AED/defibrillator use). These classes are free to local residents but do not qualify for Healthcare Provider certification. Check website or call our Admin. Office at 831-685-6690 to check for current classes. Spaces fill quickly, so early registration is encouraged.

Child Seat Safety Inspection Sites (by appointment on Wednesdays only). Whenever possible, please schedule car seat appointments 2-4 weeks in advance, spaces fill quickly. call 685-6690.

SEATS for KIDS Program
Child safety seats are provided through Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency SEATS for KIDS Program, with funds from County Vehicle Code fine revenues, grants and private donations. For more information, call 454-5477. Seats are available for low-income families ($15-$30 donation requested). Availability of car seats is limited, and on a first come/first serve basis.
Languages other than English: None
Accommodations for Disabled Persons: Call for Information
Public Transportation: Available Within One Block
Eligibility: Open to All
Fees: See Description Notes
Areas Served: See Description Notes
Physical Location: Aptos
Funding Source: Taxes
Officials/Contact Persons
Officials: Ron Prince
Interim Fire Chief
831-685-6690Ext: 113

Sarah Melton
Administrative Assistant
831-685-6690Ext: 110
Contact Persons: Sarah Melton
831-685-6690Ext: 110
Subject Headings
Subject Headings: Child Passenger Safety Seat Inspections
Disaster Preparedness
Emergency Medical Care
Emergency Rescue
Fire Control/Extinction
Fire Prevention Information
Fire Safety Inspections
Fire Services
First Aid Instruction
Government Agencies
Safety Education Programs
Smoke Detectors
Weed Abatement/Brush Control
This agency was last updated on October 22, 2021.