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By Montecito Fire on Sep 20, 2019 at 05:10 PM in In the News

Today News

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Evacuation Order and Warnings lifted for parts of Montecito 01/23/2018 at 12:00

By Montecito Fire on Jan 10, 2018 at 11:32 PM in Noteworthy Incidents

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Now Hiring Fire Mechanic

By Montecito Fire on Jan 02, 2018 at 11:25 PM in Featured News

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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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Anatomy of a Firefighting Success

By Montecito Fire on Nov 05, 2015 at 01:31 PM in In the News, Featured News

Anatomy of a Firefighting Success

Quick Response Last Week Knocked Down Potential Disaster

Santa Barbara Independent, Thursday, November 5, 2015

by KEITH HAMM

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Fireplace, Wood Stove, and Space Heater Safety!

By Montecito Fire 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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GIBRALTAR INCIDENT – BRUSH FIRE – UPDATE- EVACUATION WARNINGS HAVE BEEN LIFTED AS OF 8:00 AM FRIDAY, 10/30/2015

By Montecito Fire on Oct 30, 2015 at 08:30 AM in Noteworthy Incidents

GIBRALTAR INCIDENT – BRUSH FIRE – UPDATE- EVACUATION WARNINGS HAVE BEEN LIFTED AS OF 8:00 AM FRIDAY, 10/30/2015

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GIBRALTAR INCIDENT – BRUSH FIRE – EVACUATION WARNINGS / ROAD CLOSURES UPDATE 4:30PM

By Montecito Fire on Oct 29, 2015 at 04:48 PM in Noteworthy Incidents

EVACUATION WARNINGS WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL 8:00 AM FRIDAY, 10/30/2015 FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:

North of Hwy 192, East of Coyote Road, West of Buena Vista, South of East Camino Cielo. (Evacuation Zones 2, 3, 4, and 5 )

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AIR QUALITY WATCH ISSUED FOR SANTA BARBARA COUNTY 1:30pm

By Montecito Fire on Oct 29, 2015 at 01:44 PM in Press Releases

The following information was provided by the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department: SANTA BARBARA, Calif. The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District today issued an Air Quality Watch for the Montecito Area of Santa Barbara County to be in effect as long as conditions warrant.

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GIBRALTAR INCIDENT – BRUSH FIRE – EVACUATION WARNINGS / ROAD CLOSURES UPDATE 12:15pm

By Montecito Fire on Oct 29, 2015 at 12:19 PM in Noteworthy Incidents

EVACUATION WARNING IN EFFECT
ROAD CLOSURES: East Camino Cielo at Painted Cave Road to Gibraltar Road and W. Mountain Drive at Gibraltar Road.

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