Felton Fire Protection District

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Do you know your zone?

Zonehaven recently went through some updates, which included some refinement and changes to zones throughout the county. Please visit https://community.zonehaven.com and type your address into the search bar to see which zone number you are!

This website will show you which zone you live in and what fire agency is in your jurisdiction. Knowing your Zone can also be helpful when looking up a public safety advisory and status updates.

During the CZU fire last year, zone numbers were used to announce evacuation status and repopulation – making it important to know before a critical incident occurs!

  • FEL-1 UPPER EL SOYO HEIGHTS
  • FEL-2 NORTH FELTON
  • FEL-3 SLV SCHOOL/ COOPER ST/ FALL CREEK
  • FEL-4 FELTON FAIR/ MT HERMON ROAD/ LILAC
  • FEL-5 UPPER LOST ACRES/ SHINGLE MILL/ KRAZY ARCERS/ FEATHERSTON/ LEY RD
  • FEL-6 REDWOOD DR
  • FEL-7 DOWNTOWN / FLATS
  • FEL-8 FELTON GROVE ZONE
  • FEL-9 MT HERMON CONFERENCE AND COMMUNITY
  • FEL-10 SAN LORENZO AVE HILL NEIGHBORHOOD
  • FEL-11 HENERY COWELL STATE PARK
  • FEL-12 GOLD GULCH ZONE (BETH & GAIL DR)
  • FEL-13 FOREST LAKES/ TOLL HOUSE GULCH/ SOUTH FELTON/ RV PARKS

Back Yard Burns Suspended

As California enters its 2nd consecutive dry year. And with a trend of warming and drying weather, CalFire has ended the backyard burn season for Santa Cruz County. This suspension takes effect May 1, 2021 and bans all residential outdoor burning of landscape debris such as branches and leaves, without a burn permit issued by… Continue Reading

Local Burn Suspension Lifted

Following recent rain, CAL FIRE’s San Mateo-Santa Cruz Unit has lifted the suspension of burning within State Responsibility Area (SRA) in San Mateo and Santa Cruz Counties effective Tuesday December 15, at 8 am. While cooler temperatures and recent rainfall have helped to diminish the threat of wildfire, residents are asked to use caution while… Continue Reading

Felton Phased Repopulation

Today 8/28/20 begins the phased repopulation of the San Lorenzo Valley, Watch the attached video to learn what to expect upon your return. Please check the Santa Cruz County webpage and Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s pages for further openings as they roll out. County Evacuation Map Continue Reading

Santa Cruz County COVID-19 Information

The Santa Cruz County COVID-19 Information & Updates page is the most up to date source in Santa Cruz County to get updates and information regarding COVID-19. You can find all of the press releases, shelter in place order and other orders currently in effect. It will also provide you with places to obtain specific resources. You… Continue Reading

Current Coronavirus information is available via 2-1-1

2-1-1 is a FREE service that connects community members to information about critical health and human services available in their community. 2-1-1 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 2-1-1 utilizes both bilingual Call Specialists and a phone based translation service to offer 2-1-1 information and referral in over 150 languages. 2-1-1… Continue Reading

COVID-19 QRV Key Messages as of March 16, 2020

We are prepared to respond to the growth of COVID-19 cases in our region. As COVID-19 continues to spread in our community you can be assured that public safety agencies have thoroughly prepared to address issues as they arise, and have thoughtfully prepared contingency plans to manage the potential exponential growth of this disease. As… Continue Reading

Shelter In Place Order Issued

On March 16, 2020 an order of the Health Officer of the County of Santa Cruz directed all individuals living in the county to shelter at their place of residence except in specific circumstances. You should familiarize yourself with the text of the declaration which is available for download (pdf). Continue Reading

Seeking donations for Fire Safety Education Program for our children

Dear Fire Safety Friends: The Volunteer Fire Districts of the San Lorenzo Valley has initiated this year’s Fire Safety Education Program for children and families of our community, however, we need your help. In cooperation with the area schools we will be providing fire safety education materials for our children. These materials have been designed… Continue Reading