Apparatus and Equipment

The Santa Barbara County Fire Department is a progressive, multi-mission public safety agency.  To meet those demands and fulfill the missions on a daily basis, a variety of apparatus is required.

 

Conventional fire apparatus, fire engine, or fire truck, is a vehicle designed to assist in fighting fires by transporting firefighters to the scene, along with water or other equipment. In most areas, the terms fire engine and fire truck represent different types of firefighting apparatus. Fire apparatus are categorized by what function it will carry out.

To learn more about the various apparatus we use, simply click on the links below.

Type 1 Engine

Type 3 Engine

Battalion Chief

Construction

Division Chief

HazMat

Helitender

Incident Support Trailer

Light & Air

Patrol

Rescue Ambulance

Truck

Urban Search and Rescue

Utility

Water Rescue

Water Tender