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PR-Pet Emergency Training for Santa Barbara County First Responders

Posted Jan 27, 2020
PR-Pet Emergency Training for Santa Barbara County First Responders

Santa Barbara County, California – January 27, 2020): Starting February 3, nonprofit organization C.A.R.E.4Paws, pet emergency hospital Advanced Veterinary Specialists (AVS) and dog trainer Brian Glen will host a dozen workshops in pet emergency training for the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, covering 16 fire stations from Santa Barbara to Santa Maria. The free workshops, offered through C.A.R.E.4Paws’ recently launched Pet Emergency Training (P.E.T.) for First Responders program, will teach County firefighters how to safely care for and treat pets in emergency situations, covering pet first-aid and animal behavior.

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Promotional Ceremony

Posted Jan 16, 2020
Promotional Ceremony

SANTA BARBARA, CA.- The Santa Barbara County Fire Department is proud to announce several promotions within the department. A promotional ceremony will be held on Thursday, January 16th, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at The Ritz Carlton Bacara Resoit.

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News Release continued smoke on Cave Fire

Posted Nov 27, 2019
News Release continued smoke on Cave Fire

The Los Padres National Forest along with the Santa Barbara County Fire Department would like to remind the public, that as containment efforts continue, the public might see light smoke and smoldering materials in the interior portions of the fire perimeter.

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Sandbags News Release

Posted Nov 26, 2019
Sandbags News Release

November 26th, 2019: As incoming rain is forecasted for November 27th and 28th, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department would like to remind residents of the locations where sandbags are available:

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BarM Ranch Vegetation Management Burn to Occur November 12-14

Posted Nov 11, 2019
BarM Ranch Vegetation Management Burn to Occur November 12-14

WHAT: Prescribed burn of approximately 557 acres of Oak Woodland, Chaparral and Sage Scrub

WHEN: Tuesday, November 12, Wednesday, November 13, and Thursday, November 14. Burning will occur on three consecutive days as conditions allow; each day, the burning will begin at approximately 8 a.m. and conclude by 6 p.m. on a permissive burn day.

WHERE: Bar M (also known as Barham) Ranch, approximately four miles southeast of Los Alamos along
Highway 101.

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Righetti Ranch Control Burn

Posted Nov 06, 2019
Righetti Ranch Control Burn

Today, November 6th, 2019, a permitted control burn will take place on the Righetti Ranch in the Santa Barbara central coast. This burn is being conducted by the Righetti Ranch for the purposes of range improvement. Santa Barbara County Fire Department will be on scene to ensure the fire does not escape control and will be conducting live fire training for its firefighters.

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The Four Components of Firefighter Fitness

Posted Oct 31, 2019
Coaches and athletes have long appreciated the role exercise plays in the enhancement and prevention of injury. But the power of exercise isn't limited to gymnasiums and playing fields. The same benefits need to be applied to the fire stations.
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Riley Retirement News Release

Posted Oct 18, 2019
Riley Retirement News Release
The Santa Barbara County Fire Department is pleased to announce the retirement of our Live Scent Search Dog, Riley. Born on October 1st in Northern California, Riley, after 2 attempts at domestic life found his place in this world as a Live Scent Search Dog, trained by the Search Dog Foundation in Santa Paula California.
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9/11 Remembrance Ceremonies

Posted Sep 11, 2019
9/11 Remembrance Ceremonies

Eighteen years ago, on September 11, 2001, the United States was attacked when terrorists crashed planes into the World Trade Center in New York City and into the Pentagon in Washington DC and another in a Pennsylvania field. We’ll never forget the terrible tragedy—but America will stand together.

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Sewer Smoke Test News Release

Posted Aug 26, 2019
Sewer Smoke Test News Release
The Goleta Sanitary District will be smoke testing the sewer system on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 27th and 28th, 2019. The area to be tested includes North of Hollister Ave. from Santa Ana Ave east to San Federico, to the properties along the train tracks. Additional streets affected are San Dimas Ave. east to San Julio Ave along with: Santa Susana Ave San Simeon Dr. Santa Lucia Ave. San Lucas Way Santa Paula Ave
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