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Fire Prevention

Montecito Fire Begins Annual Neighborhood Fire Prevention Project

By Joyce Reed on Jan 29, 2016 at 04:03 PM in Fire Prevention, Press Releases

The Montecito Fire Protection District (MFPD) will begin its annual neighborhood fire prevention program on February 29, 2016. This season, there are 10 neighborhoods scheduled for the program. The schedule is included on page 2.

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Montecito Fire Notification Methods

Montecito Fire Notification Methods
By Montecito Fire on Nov 18, 2015 at 02:30 PM in Fire Prevention

After experiencing several devastating fires Montecito Fire has taken input from the community, and realizes that providing timely, accurate information is critical during emergencies.

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Fireplace, Wood Stove, and Space Heater Safety!

By Geri Ventura on Nov 03, 2015 at 08:00 AM in Fire Prevention

These fires typically occur when creosote, a sticky black byproduct of wood smoke, builds up on the inside of a chimney and ignites.

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Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) SECOND Public Workshop 8/19/2015

By Geri Ventura on Aug 03, 2015 at 11:15 AM in Fire Prevention

Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) SECOND Public Workshop 8/19/2015

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Montecito Fire Begins Annual Neighborhood Clean-up Fire Prevention Program

Montecito Fire Begins Annual Neighborhood Clean-up Fire Prevention Program
By Montecito Fire on Mar 17, 2015 at 09:00 AM in Fire Prevention

The Montecito Fire Protection District (MFPD) began its annual neighborhood clean up / fire prevention program on Monday, March 16, 2016.

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How Air Resources Are Utilized On Wildland Fires

How Air Resources Are Utilized On Wildland Fires
By Montecito Fire on Feb 12, 2014 at 09:54 AM in Fire Prevention

Fire retardant is dropped from heights of up to 300 feet by helicopters, and air tankers. Helicopters, depending on their size, can carry up to 800 gallons of water or retardant per load.

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