SBC FIRE NEWS

Tips for Cleaner Fireplace Burning and Safer Homes

Posted Nov 10, 2015
Tips for Cleaner Fireplace Burning and Safer Homes
The Santa Barbara County Fire Department and the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District announced today tips for cleaner fireplace burning and safer homes. As the weather cools, and the holiday season approaches, it is important to remember that fireplace fires can cause emergencies, and breathing wood smoke is bad for our lungs and our hearts. Follow these suggestions for a safer and healthier community:
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Suspicious Fire Cuase

Posted Nov 09, 2015
Suspicious Fire Cuase
SANTA BARBARA, CA. November 9, 2015- At 5:10 am this morning Santa Barbara County Fire Department responded to a commercial structure fire at Tationa’s Boutique, 221 South Broadway in Orcutt. Firefighters were able to keep the fire contained to the business. No other adjoining businesses sustained any damage. Fire investigators have determined the fire to be suspicious in nature and our asking that if anyone has any information regarding this fire to please call the Santa Barbara County Fire Department tip line at (805) 686-5074.
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SBC Gibratar 05

Posted Oct 30, 2015
SBC Gibratar 05
ROAD CLOSURES: East Camino Cielo at Painted Cave Road to Gibraltar Road and W. Mountain Drive at Gibraltar Road. These closures will remain in place due to continued fire activity in the area.
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Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries

Posted Oct 26, 2015
Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries
As the time change approaches on November 1st, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department reminds residents to make another change that could save their lives – changing the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.
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Fire Prevention Week

Posted Oct 15, 2015
Fire Prevention Week
SANTA BARBARA, Ca. October 5, 2015 – October 4th-10th has been declared “National Fire Prevention Week”, a time to reflect on our nation’s past fire history, remembering the “Great Chicago Fire of 1871” and how out of that tragedy, a national interest in fire prevention and safety emerged.
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Pancake Breakfast

Posted Oct 10, 2015
Pancake Breakfast
The Santa Barbara County Fire Department invites you to the 24th annual Buellton Firefighters’ Pancake Breakfast benefiting our local schools. A pancake breakfast will be prepared and served by your local firefighters. The event will host a display of firefighting equipment including our laddertruck, Wildlandfire engines, Hazardous MaterialsUnit, and more. Please come enjoy breakfast and help support our schools.
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National Fire Prevention Week 2015

Posted Oct 05, 2015
National Fire Prevention Week 2015
October 4th-10th has been declared “National Fire Prevention Week”, a time to reflect on our nation’s past fire history, remembering the “Great Chicago Fire of 1871” and how out of that tragedy, a national interest in fire prevention and safety emerged.
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School Safety Checklist

Posted Sep 21, 2015
School Safety Checklist
School season is in full effect. Safety should be a priority for every family. Whether children walk, ride their bicycle or take the bus to school, it is extremely important that they take proper safety precautions. The Santa Barbara County Fire Department offers the following tips to make sure your child travels to school safely.
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Ceremony

Posted Sep 08, 2015
Ceremony
SANTA BARBARA, Ca. September 8, 2015 – Fourteen 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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Evacuation Tips

Posted Jul 16, 2015
Evacuation Tips
Evacuations save lives and allow responding personnel to focus on the emergency at hand. Please evacuate promptly when requested!
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