APRIL 24, 2023
Captain Scott Safechuck
Public Information Officer
Santa Barbara County Fire
Cell: (805) 896-6336
Email: [email protected]
REGIONAL FIRE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER AND EXPANSION OF EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER
WHAT: The County of Santa Barbara is pleased to announce the groundbreaking ceremony for the Regional Fire Communications Center and expansion of the Emergency Operations Center in Santa Barbara, CA.
WHY: The Center will provide dispatch services for seven fire departments in the county: Santa Barbara County Fire Department, Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Protection District, Santa Barbara City Fire Department, Montecito Fire Protection District, Lompoc Fire Department, Guadalupe Fire Department, and Santa Maria Fire Department. Additionally, the Emergency Operations Center will be expanded into the new building with the construction of a new Joint Information Center and Call Center to provide timely information to the Santa Barbara County community during emergency operations.
WHEN: 12 – 1 p.m., Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Santa Barbara County Emergency Operations Center
4408 Cathedral Oaks Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93110
WHO: Mark Hartwig, Santa Barbara County Fire Chief
Das Williams, First District Supervisor, Chair
Laura Capps, Second District Supervisor
Joan Hartmann, Third District Supervisor
Bob Nelson, Fourth District Supervisor
Steve Lavagnino, Fifth District Supervisor
Chris Mailes, Santa Barbara County Fire Chiefs Association President
Kelly Hubbard, Santa Barbara County Office of Emergency Management Director
Kirk Lagerquist, General Services Director
RSVP: Media is asked to confirm their attendance with Captain Scott Safechuck at (805) 896-6336 or [email protected].
PHOTO OPP: Ceremony will be held adjacent to the construction zone for the new building and fire agencies will be onsite with their respective apparatus.
PARKING INFO: Please park at Fire Headquarters in the upper lot at 4410 Cathedral Oaks Rd., Santa Barbara, CA 93110. For accessibility accommodations, please contact Captain Scott Safechuck.