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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.

Drum Fire Cause News Release

Posted Nov 19, 2020
Drum Fire Cause News Release

The cause of the Drum Fire that occurred on June 14, 2020 was determined to be a Pacific Gas and Electric electrical conductor (Power line) that failed and arced to the ground.

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PSA Winter Fire Safety

Posted Nov 19, 2020
PSA Winter Fire Safety

It’s that time of year when the temperatures drop to a bitter low. During the winter months, we tend to spend more time at home with our family and loved ones, so what better way to protect them than by making sure your home is protected from any fire hazards.

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OTS Jaws Grant 2020

Posted Oct 28, 2020
OTS Jaws Grant 2020

The Santa Barbara County Fire Department was awarded a $74,000.00 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for the purchase of new battery powered extrication equipment that will be used to rescue crash victims. Known as the “Jaws of Life,” first responders use these rescue tools to break apart a wrecked vehicle with victims trapped inside.

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