SBC FIRE NEWS

Santa Barbara County Fire Department ALS Station Conversion Press Release

Posted Jun 24, 2022
Santa Barbara County Fire Department ALS Station Conversion Press Release

The Santa Barbra County Fire Department is proud to announce that the departmentwide station conversion to ALS will be complete on July 1, 2022, at 0800.

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2022 Fireworks - Fire Chiefs of Santa Barbara County PSA Press Release

Posted Jun 23, 2022
2022 Fireworks - Fire Chiefs of Santa Barbara County PSA Press Release

SANTA BARBARA, Ca. June 23, 2022 – The Fire Chiefs Association of Santa Barbara County reminds the public that all fireworks, including the so-called “safe and sane“ variety, are illegal in all areas of Santa Barbara County. However, some cities within Santa Barbara County have local rules regarding fireworks within their jurisdiction.

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Hiking and Dog Safety PSA 2022

Posted Jun 03, 2022
Hiking and Dog Safety PSA 2022

During times of sunny, warm weather, many like to take the opportunity to get outdoors and go hiking. During heatwaves, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department responds to multiple calls for service due to heat-related illness for both humans and their dogs.

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2022 High Fire Season Transition Press Release

Posted May 17, 2022
2022 High Fire Season Transition Press Release

SANTA BARBARA, Ca. The Santa Barbara County Fire Department (SBCFD), in conjunction with all other local fire jurisdictions, will declare the beginning of the 2022 High Fire Season for all areas of Santa Barbara County on May 20, 2022.

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2022 Defensible Space Inspections Press Release

Posted May 12, 2022
2022 Defensible Space Inspections Press Release

SANTA BARBARA, Ca. May 11th, 2022– Beginning June 1st, 2022, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department (SBCFD) will be conducting defensible space inspections. A minimum of 100 feet of defensible space is required around your home in Santa Barbara County.

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Change Your Smoke Detector Batteries

Posted Mar 22, 2022
Change Your Smoke Detector Batteries

SANTA BARBARA, Ca. – In light of the recent time change, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department wants to remind 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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Painted Cave Burn Press Release

Posted Mar 09, 2022
Painted Cave Burn Press Release

Prescribed pile burn project of approximately 7 acres of combined brush set for March 9-10, depending on conditions. Location: Painted Cave Road, off Highway 154, in the southern portion of Santa Barbara County.

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Fire Station 25

Posted Feb 24, 2022
Fire Station 25

March 1, 2022, 6:00 p.m. Fire Station 25 Community Meeting - Open forum for questions to learn more about what is happening at the proposed site.

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New Type 1 Engine Press Release

Posted Jan 27, 2022
New Type 1 Engine Press Release

The Santa Barbara County Fire Department is pleased to announce the delivery of six new Type 1 fire engines.

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Joey DeAnda Passing Press Release

Posted Jan 10, 2022
Joey DeAnda Passing Press Release

The Santa Barbara County Fire Department is sad to announce the passing of Firefighter Paramedic Joseph (Joey) DeAnda who passed away on Saturday January 8th, 2022. Joey succumbed to traumatic injuries while snowboarding with friends.

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