Public Service Announcement


The Santa Barbara County Fire Department would like to invite the community and local media to attend the second 2022 Wildfire Preparedness Exposition October 14-15, 2022.

Santa Barbara County Fire Safe Council in partnership with the UCSB Wildfire Prevention and Policy Lecture Series is hosting the Exposition. The Event will be held at the Direct Relief building, 6100 Wallace Becknell Road in Goleta. There will be family friendly exhibits, activities, presentations, and will feature a panel of speakers.

 Friday October 14th, 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm: Opening Reception with Speakers and Exhibits. “Why Have Humans Lost Control of Wildfire in the Western United States?” Keynote Speaker Dr. Park Williams.

Saturday October 15th, 11 am – 5 pm: Speakers, Exhibits, Activities & Food. (Come see your local firefighters, engines, bulldozers, hand-crew, and helicopter.)

This event is funded by a Fire Prevention Grant and is part of the Regional Wildfire Mitigation Program (RWMP).

Please see the links below and attached flyer for full detail regarding the 2022 Wildfire Preparedness Exposition. See you there!

Link to the SBFSC webpage-

Link to the RWMP webpage-


Contact Information:
Captain Scott Safechuck
Public Information Officer
Office 805-681-5531
Cell 805-896-6336
News Line 805-681-5546
Email [email protected]
Twitter @SBCFireInfo


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Serving the cities of Buellton, Goleta, and Solvang, and the Communities of Casmalia, Cuyama, Gaviota, Hope Ranch, Los Alamos, Los Olivos, Mission Canyon, Mission Hills, Orcutt, Santa Maria, Sisquoc, and Vandenberg Village