What's New - July 2017 Minimize

Joint Recruitment for Firefighter/Paramedics

The District is participating in a Joint Firefighter/Paramedic Recruitment with Santa Cruz City FD, Watsonville FD and Central FPD. Recruitment will close after the first 250 qualified applications are received, or on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 (whichever comes first).  To learn more, visit the City of Santa Cruz Human Resources website at:


Written Communications Guidelines

In response to public request, the District has outlined clear guidelines for submitting written communications to the Board of Directors on our website.  Please click the “Board of Directors” graphic to the right to learn more. The District welcomes any and all feedback from the public.

4th of July - Celebrate Safely!

According to recent CPSC Data, an average of 250 people go to the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries in the month around the July 4th holiday.  Celebrate safely and smart this season, by refraining from the use of consumer fireworks! 

Fireworks are illegal in all parts of unincorporated Santa Cruz County including areas covered by the Aptos/La Selva Fire District, which includes Aptos, La Selva Beach, Day Valley and Rio Del Mar. Fireworks purchased in Watsonville shall remain and be used within the city limits of Watsonville. Use of fireworks outside of Watsonville city limits can result in fines of $1000.

Safe and fun local activities for the 4th include: The Worlds Shortest Parade on Soquel Dr. (near State Park), the La Selva Beach 4th of July parade, the “Party in the Park” event at Aptos Village Park, the Firecracker 5k/10k race at Harvey West Park in Santa Cruz, or the professionally produced fireworks shows at Skypark in Scotts Valley, or Watsonville Airport.

For more info on Aptos-specific events, visit the Aptos Chamber of Commerce website 

NOTE: Our Admin Office will be closed on Monday, July 4th, for the holiday. Please call the Sheriff’s office to report any sightings of illegal fireworks. Messages left on the Admin. phone will not be heard until Tuesday, July 5th.


Living With Fire - PDF Minimize

Click the picture below to download "Living With Fire In Santa Cruz County", a comprehensive guide to protecting your home and property from the threat of a major wildland fire.  For more useful information on wildfire prevention and safety, you can visit www.preventwildfireca.org.  

Customer Satisfaction Survey Minimize

IN AN EFFORT TO PROVIDE THE BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE POSSIBLE,The Aptos/La Selva Fire District would like to hear from community members who have recently received fire or paramedic services. 

IF YOU RECEIVED A POSTCARD FROM US, please click on the link below to continue. Your comments are important and valuable to us, and will be used to evaluate and improve the quality of service provided by our organization. Thank you for your participation!


Safety Recalls Minimize

Click the image below for information on current product safety recalls.

Board Meeting Info Minimize

The next Regular Board Meeting is scheduled for July 13, 2017 at 7:00 PM

A/LSFPD Board Meetings are typically held on the second Thursday of each month, in the upstairs Multi-Purpose Room at our Administration Bldg, 6934 Soquel Drive, Aptos. These meetings are open to the public. For a copy of the complete agenda packet for the next Board Meeting, or to obtain agendas and minutes from prior meetings, as well as information on our Board of Directors, please click the links below. Additional copies of the current agenda are also available for the public at the meeting. 

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Public Records Request Minimize

Click the image below to request a Public Records request.  The attached form can be mailed or brought in person to our Administrative Office at 6934 Soquel Drive, Aptos CA 95003.

Citizen Complaints Minimize

The Fire Chief will ensure that all complaints are fully investigated. Click the graphic below to access our online Citizen Complaint Form.

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