Los Bomberos of Northern California

Who We Are

Los Bomberos of Northern California is a nonprofit organization that strives to improve fire protection to communities throughout Santa Clara County.

San Jose Fire Fighters, IAFF Local 230, is a proud supporter of Los Bomberos of Northern California. Dozens of San Jose Fire Fighters assist the organization in pursuit of its mission.

San Jose Fire Fighters, the San José Fire Department, the City of San José and Los Bomberos of Northern California closely collaborate on a marquee event – the annual toy drive which assists hundreds of families during the holidays each year.

Los Bomberos of Northern California - Mission

Los Bomberos of Northern California develops and conducts fire prevention and safety programs that educate and reduce the loss of life and property for all people in our community.

It recruits, retains and promotes qualified Firefighter candidates that pose the skills necessary to provide emergency service free of cultural and/or racial bias.

They are committed to community service in order to improve life opportunities for all Americans.

Community Involvement

Los Bomberos of Northern California is very proud of the direction its work has taken and equally proud of their membership who give their time and effort generously in order to continue this pursuit of excellence within the Fire Department and Community.

Some recent community programs include:

  • Cesar Chavez Family Vision March and Celebration.
  • Las Isabella’s walk-a-thon for Latina’s against Breast Cancer.
  • Earthquake preparedness programs.
  • Home Paint-a-thon for the elderly.
  • Fire Safety and Basic First Aid presentations in English and Spanish.
  • Primeros Pasos.
  • Educational Scholarship Program.
  • Co-administering of Bilingual Paramedic Certification.
  • Televised Public Information Programs in English and Spanish.
  • Student Mentorship Program.
  • Career Day Presentations at local Schools and Colleges.
  • Firefighter Recruitment Booths.
  • Building Homes for needy families in Mexico.
  • Annual Christmas Toy Drive.
  • State Fire Marshall’s Office “Bombero Program”.