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Press Release: January 10, 2023

Press Release: January 10, 2023

Contact:Scott SafechuckFire Captain/PIO, Santa Barbara County Fire(805) [email protected] EVACUATION ORDERS AND SHELTER IN PLACE LIFTED FOR SANTA BARBARA COUNTYEffective 2:00 p.m., January 10, 2023 (SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) – The Santa Barbara County...

Press Release: January 10, 2023

Press Release: 23STM#2

Contact:Scott SafechuckSanta Barbara County All Hazard Incident Management Team (IMT3).Public Information Officer(805) [email protected] IMMEDIATE EVACUATION ORDER FOR ALL OF MONTECITO, PARTS OF CARPINTERIA, SUMMERLAND & CITY OF SANTA BARBARA...

Press Release: January 10, 2023

Press Release: Evacuation Warning

EVACUATION WARNING: IDENTIFIED PROPERTIES AND AREAS INSOUTH SANTA BARBARA COUNTY Monday, Jan. 9 through Tuesday, Jan. 10 (SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) – An EVACUATION WARNING has been issued for identified properties and areas in south Santa Barbara County associated with...

Press Release: 23STM1 #1 Storm/Evacuations

Press Release: 23STM1 #1 Storm/Evacuations

MANDATORY EVACUATIONS ARE UNDERWAY DUE TO HEAVY RAINThomas Fire Burn Scar, Alisal Burn Scar, and the Cave Fire Burn Scar areas (SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) A significant storm is expected in Santa Barbara County late Wednesday, Jan. 4 through Thursday, Jan. 5 with...

Press Release: 23STM1 #1 Storm/Evacuations

Storm Press Conference Media Alert 1/4/23

PRESS CONFERENCE TODAYSIGNIFICANT STORM & EVACUATIONS WHAT: A significant storm is expected in Santa Barbara County late Wednesday, Jan. 4 through Thursday Jan. 5. Heavy rain, strong winds and high surf are expected across the County. The National Weather Service...

Press Release: 23STM1 #1 Storm/Evacuations

Press Release: Toro Incident 1/3/23

CONTACT:Lael Wageneck, Public Information OfficerSanta Barbara County Public Works Department (805) 568-3425 [email protected] Steve Gonzalez, Public Information OfficerCalifornia Department of Fish and Wildlife/Office of Spill Prevention and Response(916)...

Press Release: 23STM1 #1 Storm/Evacuations

Press Release: Toro Incident 1/2/23

CONTACT:Lael Wageneck, Public Information OfficerSanta Barbara County Public Works Department (805) 568-3425 [email protected] Steve Gonzalez, Public Information OfficerCalifornia Department of Fish and Wildlife/Office of Spill Prevention and Response(916)...

Press Release: 23STM1 #1 Storm/Evacuations

Press Release: Speranza Marie Grounding Update

Liaison Update #8 UPDATE: 12/27/22 OES Report # 22-7342; NRC Report #1355028 **INFORMATION CURRENT AS OF 1400** INCIDENT INFORMATIONDate of Report: December 15, 2022Incident Name: Speranza Marie GroundingLocation: Chinese Harbor, Santa Cruz Island, Santa Barbara...

Press Release: 23STM1 #1 Storm/Evacuations

Press Release: Speranza Marie Grounding Update

Liaison Update #7 UPDATE: 12/26/22 OES Report # 22-7342; NRC Report #1355028 **INFORMATION CURRENT AS OF 1100** INCIDENT INFORMATIONDate of Report: December 15, 2022Incident Name: Speranza Marie GroundingLocation: Chinese Harbor, Santa Cruz Island, Santa Barbara...