During times of sunny, warm weather, many like to take the opportunity to get outdoors and go hiking. During heatwaves, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department responds to multiple calls for service due to heat-related illness for both humans and their dogs.
Santa Maria, Calif. – On March 21, a tanker truck collision on Highway 166 resulted in up to 6,000 gallons of crude oil being released into the Cuyama River, a tributary of the Santa Maria River. A Unified Command has been established to oversee cleanup operations.
SANTA BARBARA, Ca. – In light of the recent time change, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department wants to remind residents to make another change that could save their lives – changing the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.
Prescribed pile burn project of approximately 7 acres of combined brush set for March 9-10, depending on conditions. Location: Painted Cave Road, off Highway 154, in the southern portion of Santa Barbara County.
March 1, 2022, 6:00 p.m. Fire Station 25 Community Meeting – Open forum for questions to learn more about what is happening at the proposed site.