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High Fire Season On The South Coast Begins May 3

High Fire Season On The South Coast Begins May 3
By Joyce Reed on May 04, 2021 at 04:23 PM in Press Releases

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Montecito Fire Appoints First Public Information Officer

By Joyce Reed on Apr 15, 2021 at 11:51 AM in Press Releases

The Montecito Fire Protection District is pleased to announce Christina Favuzzi will serve as the organization’s first, full-time public information officer. After a highly competitive, nationwide search, Christina was selected to carry out this new and critically important role with the Fire District.

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VENT RETROFIT GRANT PROGRAM

By Joyce Reed on Mar 02, 2021 at 09:56 PM in Press Releases

During a wildfire, most homes burn from the inside out. This means embers make their way into the home through vents and other crevices and ignite combustible material inside the home and attic.

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Neighborhood Fire Prevention Project

By Joyce Reed on Jan 26, 2021 at 03:40 PM in Press Releases

The Montecito Fire Department will begin its annual Neighborhood Fire Prevention Project on Monday, February 22, 2021.

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Community Survey

By Joyce Reed on Dec 08, 2020 at 08:22 PM in Press Releases

The Montecito Fire Protection District has partnered with the Carpinteria Summerland Fire Protection District on a Fire Station Location Study.

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Virtual Community Fire Study Workshop

By Joyce Reed on Oct 22, 2020 at 09:02 PM in Press Releases

MONTECITO, CA – The Montecito Fire Protection District has partnered with the Carpinteria Summerland Fire Protection District on a Fire Station Location Study. The purpose of this study is to validate community risks identified in previous studies, identify mitigations to those risks, and to determine if a mutually beneficial location can be identified between the two Fire Districts for a single fire station location.

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Virtual Community Meeting (Recorded Presentation)

By Joyce Reed on Sep 30, 2020 at 09:51 PM in Press Releases

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Update - Neighborhood Fire Prevention Project

By Joyce Reed on Apr 22, 2020 at 04:56 PM in Press Releases

Neighborhood Fire Prevention Project

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LATE SEASON WINTER STORMS

By Joyce Reed on Mar 13, 2020 at 10:49 PM in Press Releases

As promised back in December 2019 at our Community Meeting, the Storm Impact Consideration Team has been closely monitoring storm systems that approach the South Coast all winter.

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Fire Prevention Story Map

By Joyce Reed on Feb 10, 2020 at 06:09 PM in Press Releases

The Montecito Fire Department is excited to launch an interactive Story Map to highlight the Department’s Wildland Fire Prevention Program. Story Maps combine text, images, multimedia, and interactive maps to create an engaging online experience.

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