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CRITICAL WEATHER PREDICTED SATURDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

By Jackie Jenkins on Oct 20, 2017 at 11:07 PM in Press Releases

The National Weather Service has issued a critical weather event for the Santa Barbara south coast, including Montecito from Saturday through Tuesday evening. The current wind will continue and increase through Tuesday. The highest temperatures are anticipated Monday, October 23, and Tuesday, October 24. Temperatures will be near or in excess of 100 degrees, with lows in the 70’s to low 80’s. An elevated sense of awareness is imperative during extreme weather situations.

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CRITICAL WEATHER PREDICTED SATURDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

By Jackie Jenkins on Oct 20, 2017 at 11:06 PM in Press Releases

The National Weather Service has issued a critical weather event for the Santa Barbara south coast, including Montecito from Saturday through Tuesday evening. The current wind will continue and increase through Tuesday. The highest temperatures are anticipated Monday, October 23, and Tuesday, October 24. Temperatures will be near or in excess of 100 degrees, with lows in the 70’s to low 80’s. An elevated sense of awareness is imperative during extreme weather situations.

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RED FLAG CONDITIONS IN MONTECITO - HAVE YOU PREPARED?

By Jackie Jenkins on Oct 13, 2017 at 05:28 PM in Press Releases

The county of Santa Barbara is currently experiencing Red Flag conditions. Predicted gusty north winds peaking at 35 to 45 miles per hour, and very low humidity ranging from 5–15 percent bring critical fire weather conditions to the area through to Saturday at 10:00 AM. If fire ignition occurs, the potential for rapid-fire spread and extreme fire behavior is very likely, causing imminent threat to life and property.

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Red Flag Warning in Montecito - Are You Prepared?

By Jackie Jenkins on Oct 12, 2017 at 01:32 AM in Press Releases

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for the south coast of Santa Barbara, including Montecito from Thursday, October 12th through Saturday, October 14th at 10:00 AM. Predicted gusty north winds peaking at 30 – 40 miles per hour, and very low humidity ranging from 5–15 percent bring critical fire weather conditions to the area. If fire ignition occurs, the potential for rapid-fire spread and extreme fire behavior is very likely, causing imminent threat to life and property.

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Red Flag Warning in Montecito - Are You Prepared?

By Jackie Jenkins on Oct 12, 2017 at 01:31 AM in Press Releases

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for the south coast of Santa Barbara, including Montecito from Thursday, October 12th through Saturday, October 14th at 10:00 AM. Predicted gusty north winds peaking at 30 – 40 miles per hour, and very low humidity ranging from 5–15 percent bring critical fire weather conditions to the area. If fire ignition occurs, the potential for rapid-fire spread and extreme fire behavior is very likely, causing imminent threat to life and property.

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Montecito Fire 9-1-1 Remembrance Ceremony

By Jackie Jenkins on Sep 09, 2017 at 01:19 AM in Press Releases

Please join us for our 9-1-1 Remembrance Ceremony: 9/11/2017, 6:45 a.m. at Station 1, 595 San Ysidro Rd.

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Mass Notification Reminder

By Jackie Jenkins on Jun 27, 2017 at 10:52 PM in Press Releases

Santa Barbara County and its local jurisdictions utilize the Aware & Prepare emergency notification system to keep residents, staff and emergency personnel safe and informed with quick and reliable emergency notifications and public service announcements. The Aware & Prepare Initiative is used to communicate with citizens and businesses during emergencies and other critical events. Residents are encouraged to register immediately to receive these alerts: www.awareandprepare.org.

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April 9th 15th is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.

By Jackie Jenkins on Apr 07, 2017 at 08:57 PM in Press Releases

April 9th – 15th is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.

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April 9th – 15th is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.

By Jackie Jenkins on Apr 07, 2017 at 08:56 PM in Press Releases

April 9th – 15th is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.

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PERMIT BURNING

By Joyce Reed on Apr 03, 2017 at 11:12 PM in Press Releases

The Montecito Fire Department will be assisting in landowner pile burning on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, in the 1000 block of East Mountain Drive. This property is in the Montecito Fire Department’s Community Wildfire Protection Plan as part of the community’s Fuel Treatment Network.

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