Public Safety
public work employees look at a new backup battery system

Traffic Light Backup Battery Project Could Make Residents Safer in Emergencies, Power Shutoffs

| 11:21 AM

Supervisor Jim Desmond and Department of Public Works officials recently flipped the switch on a new traffic light backup battery system in San Dieguito that could eventually make residents around the county safer during emergencies.

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An EMT approaches the vehicle of a Ramona resident scheduled to get the COVID vaccine.

County Fire Plays Key Role in COVID Vaccine Rollout

| 9:32 AM

San Diego County Fire Protection District personnel have played a key role in helping to vaccinate more than 9,000 county residents against COVID-19 over the past month as part of “Operation Collaboration.”

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Picture of several County fire trucks and firefighters,

County Fire Starts New Year with New Name

| 8:50 AM

The year 2021 will mean a new name for the San Diego County Fire Authority as the organization has been recently renamed the San Diego County Fire Protection District.