This information is also available on the MPH Nextdoor Safety Page.

SCC Sheriff:

  • Direct-Dispatch 408-299-3233
  • Direct-Non-Emergency: 408-299-2311 or 1-800-211-2220
  • Office Phone: 408-808-4400
  • Email:

CHP: for those on private roads

(340) San Jose
2020 Junction Avenue
San Jose, CA 95131

Animal Care and Control

  • Main: 408-686-3900
  • Field Services: 408-201-0660


  • Recology: 408-970-5100
  • What Bin Website:


  • PGE Alert Page:
  • CAISO:

SCC County Resources:

Fire Resources

SJ Fire:
Phone: 408-794-7000

Our Fire Station:
Station 21/Battalion 2
1749 Mount Pleasant Road
San Jose, CA 95148

Major Incident Resources:

CalFire Website:

List of Scanner Feeds pertinent to SCC:
Of these the most useful are the CalFire and San Jose Fire. Agencies will often create separate scanner feeds during complex events to keep communications from interfering. Such was the case during the CZU/SCU/LNU fires.

Official Feeds: Useful Twitter Feeds:

Cams at the Lick Observatory behind us:
Alert Wildfire Cam Network:
Flight Information site for viewing air traffic related to fires: both helicopters and tankers.)

National Wildfire Coordinating Group:
Glossary of Fire Terms:
Ready Set Go Prepareness Site:
Links that may be out of date as they pertain to specific incidents
CalTopo map: