2022 Fire Code Adoption

On November 29, 2022, the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors, will conduct the first reading of a draft ordinance amending Chapter 15 of the Santa Barbara County Code. The draft ordinance adopts the 2022 California Fire Code with amendments.

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COVID-19 UPDATE

Santa Barbara County Fire Department continues to work with local emergency response and county health agencies to assess and manage community support as required by the current pandemic. For more information, click below to access the County of Santa Barbara Public Health Information Portal.

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We are a progressive, multi-mission public safety agency with a rich tradition and history.  We stand ready to serve the people of this world-renowned area with professionalism, dedication, and pride.

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PSA: Christmas Tree Safety 2022

Public Service Announcement - Christmas Tree Fire Safety - SANTA BARBARA, Ca. December 1, 2022 – The Santa Barbara County Fire Department wants to wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday season, and offers the following suggestions to...

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Prescribed Burn to Continue this Week

MEDIA ADVISORYNovember 29, 2022 Contacts:Lyz Bantilan, Public Information Officer, Santa Barbara County APCD, (805) 979-8283Scott Safechuck, Public Information Officer, Santa Barbara County Fire, (805) 896-6336 Prescribed Burn to Continue this Week...

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Painted Cave RX Burn

MEDIA ADVISORYNovember 28, 2022 Contacts:Lyz Bantilan, Public Information Officer, Santa Barbara County APCD, (805) 979-8283Scott Safechuck, Public Information Officer, Santa Barbara County Fire, (805) 896-6336   Painted Cave Pile Burn to...

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Thanksgiving Turkey Fryer Safety Tips 2022

NEWS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Turkey Fryer Safety Tips - SANTA BARBARA, Ca. November 22, 2022 – Santa Barbara County fire Department wishes everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving. Turkey fryers are dangerous and one of the most common cause...

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