SBC FIRE NEWS

Caballo Fire Cause Determination

Posted Sep 14, 2021
Caballo Fire Cause Determination

The Caballo Fire that occurred on September 6, 2021 and burned almost 70 acres was caused by a weed and vegetation burning operation.

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Sept 11th Ceremony 2021

Posted Aug 31, 2021
Sept 11th Ceremony 2021

Twenty years ago, on September 11, 2001, the United States was attacked when terrorists crashed planes into the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington DC and another in a Pennsylvania field. We will never forget the terrible tragedy that occurred that day.

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Death of Riley the Search Dog News Release

Posted Aug 09, 2021
Death of Riley the Search Dog News Release

The Santa Barbara County Fire Department is sad to announce the death of our retired Live Scent Search Dog, Riley.

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Children and Pet Safety PSA 2021

Posted Aug 02, 2021
Children and Pet Safety PSA 2021

SANTA BARBARA, – It’s called hyperthermia or heatstroke, and it can happen faster than you ever imagined. The Santa Barbara County Fire Department reminds people that children or animals left inside a vehicle can quickly overheat, resulting in devastating injuries, permanent brain damage or death.

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CA Assembly Bill 38

Posted Jul 21, 2021

Click here for information on Assembly Bill 38.

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Firework Safety 2021

Posted Jun 30, 2021
Firework Safety 2021

The Santa Barbara County Fire Department reminds the public that all fireworks, including the so-called ‘safe and sane’ variety, are illegal in all unincorporated areas of Santa Barbara County, including the cities of Santa Barbara, Goleta, Carpinteria, Buellton and Solvang. Safe and sane fireworks are allowed within the city limits of Santa Maria, Guadalupe and Lompoc.

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Request for Proposal Notice

Posted Jun 16, 2021

The Fire Protection District is seeking a private partner to provide ambulance services.

Visit SB General Services Portal

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Red Flag Warning

Posted Jun 14, 2021
Red Flag Warning

Red flag warning in effect from 6 pm Monday June 14th through 6 am Wednesday June 16th for Southern Santa Barbara County for gusty north winds, low relative humidity and very hot conditions.

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Defensible Space Inspections 2021 News Release

Posted Jun 01, 2021
Defensible Space Inspections 2021 News Release

SANTA BARBARA, Ca. June 1st, 2021– Beginning today, June 1st, 2021, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department (SBCFD) will be conducting defensible space inspections.

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2021 Recruit Academy Graduation

Posted May 19, 2021

Please join us in congratulating our 2021 Fire Academy graduates. 

Video now available to watch the Recruit Academy graduation. 

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