SBC FIRE NEWS

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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Fireworks Patrol

Posted Jul 02, 2015
Fireworks Patrol
SANTA BARBARA Ca. July 2, 2015- Santa Barbara County Fire wants to remind the public that fireworks including the safe and sane variety are illegal in all areas of the County with the exception of the cities of Santa Maria, Lompoc and Guadalupe.
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Mesa Fire Tip Line

Posted Jun 30, 2015
Mesa Fire Tip Line
SANTA BARBARA Ca. June 30, 2015- Santa Barbara County Fire Investigators are seeking information regarding the Mesa Fire in Lompoc. They are looking for anyone with information about one to two individuals, most likely juveniles, who were on a hiking trail behind the water treatment plant at the time of the fire. Please contact the Santa Barbara County Fire tip line (805) 686-5074 if you were in the area around the time the fire started or if you have information. Thank you for your assistance.
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Fireworks

Posted Jun 29, 2015
Fireworks
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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Mesa Incident

Posted Jun 29, 2015
Mesa Incident
SANTA BARBARA, CA. June 29, 2015 – The Santa Barbara County Fire Department responded to a report of a vegetation fire, which started at 1:16 p.m. at 1550 Burton Mesa Blvd. in the Mission Hills area near Lompoc.
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Pulse Point News Release

Posted Jun 22, 2015
Pulse Point News Release
SANTA BARBARA, CA. June 22, 2015 – To aid cardiac arrest victims quickly, The PulsePoint mobile app will be made available to individuals throughout Santa Barbara County beginning Thursday, June 25. This free app, which is available for both android and iPhones, is aimed at average citizens and off-duty professionals trained in CPR. The app alerts registered users when a sudden cardiac arrest occurs in a public place in their immediate vicinity. Informed at the same time as emergency responders, users are given detailed instructions, including the location of automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) nearby.
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