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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.

Protecting Your Pets PSA

Posted Aug 11, 2020
Protecting Your Pets PSA

You never know when and where disaster will strike. Be sure to prepare for every member of your household well before an emergency takes place. Planning is the best way to ensure the safety and well-being of all of your loved ones and property.

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Fire Safe Council Launches New Website

Posted Jul 28, 2020
Fire Safe Council Launches New Website

Part of living in a Mediterranean climate and enjoying the benefits of our adjacent natural environment, is the responsibility to be prepared to deal with the wildland fires which frequent the area. In 1997, a local group formed to strengthen the bond between the fire service agencies and private citizens and to help community members prepare for future wildfires. The Santa Barbara County Fire Safe Council continues to this day with the same mission it has had for 23 years - to promote wildfire safety in Santa Barbara County through education and action

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Riley News Release

Posted Jul 08, 2020
Riley News Release

The Santa Barbara County Fire Department is saddened to announce the passing of our canine fire family member, Riley. Riley served as the department’s accelerant detection/arson canine for seven years. Riley was diagnosed with a non-work related brain tumor in April of 2020.

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