News Releases
Press Release – UCSB Prescribed Burn

Press Release – UCSB Prescribed Burn

MEDIA ADVISORY September 13, 2022 Contacts: Lyz Bantilan, Public Information Officer, Santa Barbara County APCD, (805) 979-8283 Scott Safechuck, Public Information Officer, Santa Barbara County Fire, (805) 681-5531 Prescribed Burn near UCSB Lagoon to Occur September...

Press Release – UCSB Prescribed Burn

Press Release: Burton Mesa Training Burn- SBC Fire

09/12/22 NOTICE OF LIVE FIRE TRAINING   This is to inform you that Santa Barbara County Fire Department will be conducting live fire safety training exercises in a structure located at the Burton Mesa Training Center located at 749 Burton Mesa Blvd, Lompoc,...

Press Release 911 Remembrance

Press Release 911 Remembrance

PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPURPOSE: 9/11 Remembrance - 9/11 Remembrance - SANTA BARBARA, Ca. – Twenty-one years ago, on September 11, 2001, the United States was attacked when terrorists crashed planes into the World Trade Center in New York City, the...

Press Release 911 Remembrance

News Release – Notice of Extreme Fire Weather 8/31-9/06 2022

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 8/31/22 PURPOSE: Notification of Extreme Fire Weather 08/31-9/06 2022. The Santa Barbara County Fire Department, The Operational Area (Op. Area), and the Santa Barbara County Fire Chiefs Association are notifying the public of...

Press Release – UCSB Prescribed Burn

News Release – Santa Barbara County Fire Department: Tablet Command

The Santa Barbara County Fire Department serves and safeguards the community from the impacts of fires, medical emergencies, environmental emergencies, and natural disasters through leadership, planning, education, prevention, code enforcement, and all-hazard emergency response.

Press Release – UCSB Prescribed Burn

2022 Defensible Space Inspections Press Release

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Defensible Space Inspections – SANTA BARBARA, Ca. May 11th, 2022– Beginning June 1st, 2022, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department (SBCFD) will be conducting defensible space inspections. A minimum of 100 feet of defensible space...

Press Release – UCSB Prescribed Burn

2022 High Fire Season Transition Press Release

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - High Fire Season Preparedness and Response Levels - SANTA BARBARA, Ca. The Santa Barbara County Fire Department (SBCFD), in conjunction with all other local fire jurisdictions, will declare the beginning of the 2022 High Fire...

Press Release 911 Remembrance

Cuyama River Incident UC NR 1

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.

Press Release 911 Remembrance

Painted Cave Burn Press Release

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.

Fire Station 25

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.