Paramedic Emergency Medical Services
Montecito Fire Protection District provides Paramedic emergency medical services to community of Montecito. The delivery of high quality, effective patient care is facilitated by an EMS Coordinator and an EMS Specialist who report to the Administrative Battalion Chief .
Montecito Fire Protection District operates a fully equipped Advanced Life Support (ALS) Paramedic Squad, centrally located at Station 1. When staffing allows, an additional Paramedic/Firefighter is also staffed on an engine at Station 2.
In addition to the front line Paramedic Squad, the District maintains a transport ambulance for large scale emergency medical incidents when private ambulance companies may be overwhelmed. Montecito Fire Protection District is recognized by the California EMS Authority as a Continuing Education Provider for Firefighter/Paramedics and Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technicians.
Montecito Fire Protection District is a participant in Santa Barbara County's automated EMS patient care record (PCR) system, utilizing Imagetrend software. The software is programmed to capture patient data upon receipt of a 9-1-1 call and provides enhanced capabilities for monitoring and evaluating patient care. The District is committed to the protection of an individual's private patient healthcare information.