SBC FIRE NEWS

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Deputy Chief

Posted Mar 24, 2015
Deputy Chief
SANTA BARBARA, Ca. March 24, 2015 – Division Chief Rob Heckman has been selected as the new Deputy Fire Chief for the Santa Barbara County Fire Department. He will be replacing Eric Peterson who was recently appointed Fire Chief.
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Chipping Project

Posted Mar 03, 2015
Chipping Project
SANTA BARBARA, Ca. March 3, 2015 – In an effort to reduce smoke production and improve air quality in the Santa Ynez Valley, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department will be offering a neighborhood chipping pilot program. This pilot program will provide property owners with valid Residential Dry Vegetation Burning (Backyard Burning) permits an alternative to burning tree trimmings and other yard waste.
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Dyer retirement BOS

Posted Jan 19, 2015
Dyer retirement BOS
SANTA BARBARA, Ca. January 19, 2015 – On Tuesday, January 20th, the Board of Supervisors will honor retired Fire Chief Michael W. Dyer for his service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County. The meeting begins at 9am at the County Administration Building Board Hearing Room, fourth floor, 105 East Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara.
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Appointment of New Fire Chief

Posted Jan 13, 2015
Appointment of New Fire Chief
SANTA BARBARA, Ca. January 13, 2015 – Today, the Board of Supervisors unanimously selected Deputy Chief Eric L. Peterson as the next Fire Chief of the Santa Barbara County Fire Department.
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