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Santa Barbara County Fire Department

We are a progressive, multi-mission public safety agency with a rich tradition and history.  We stand ready to serve the people of this world-renowned area with professionalism, dedication, and pride.

2022 High Fire Season Transition Press Release

Posted May 17, 2022
2022 High Fire Season Transition Press Release

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 Season for all areas of Santa Barbara County on May 20, 2022.

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2022 Defensible Space Inspections Press Release

Posted May 12, 2022
2022 Defensible Space Inspections Press Release

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 is required around your home in Santa Barbara County.

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Change Your Smoke Detector Batteries

Posted Mar 22, 2022
Change Your Smoke Detector Batteries

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.

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