SBC FIRE NEWS

Past Incidents

Cave Fire (Click for more info)

Posted Nov 26, 2019
Cave Fire (Click for more info)

At 10:30 p.m. on November  25, 2019, Santa Barbara County proclaimed a local emergency due to the Cave Fire that started burning in the Santa Ynez Mountains east of the intersection of State Highway 154 and East Camino Cielo Road.

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Ellwood Annual Emergency Siren Test

Posted Nov 12, 2019
Ellwood Annual Emergency Siren Test

On Tuesday November 12th at approximately 9:30am Santa Barbara County Fire Department in coordination with Beacon West Energy Group, LLC on behalf of CA State Lands Commission will conduct an annual full siren test of the Emergency Warning and Notification System at EOF. The test is expected to last no longer than a minute and will verify that the siren is functioning properly and is audible to citizens within a designated distance from the facility. This is only a test and no action is required.

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