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KEYT - Montecito Weather Station Helps in Critical Conditions

KEYT - Montecito Weather Station Helps in Critical Conditions
By Montecito Fire on Sep 30, 2014 at 03:12 PM in In the News

At about 400 feet above sea level a remote weather station in the Montecito foothills is perfect for capturing critical weather information, especially during high wind and risky fire conditions.

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Montecito Fire Prepares for Predicted Weather Warning

By Montecito Fire on Sep 17, 2014 at 03:19 PM in Press Releases, Featured News

Montecito Fire Prepares for Predicted Weather Warning

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KEYT - Fire Danger - Are you Prepared?

By Montecito Fire on Sep 13, 2014 at 07:00 PM in In the News

John Palmentari speaks to local residents about how they prepare for predicted fire weather.

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KEYT: Montecito Fire District Breaks In New Truck

By Montecito Fire on Sep 12, 2014 at 11:05 AM in In the News

It looks like a Ford-F450 in the front because it is one but it has a Pierce fire engine body in the back. Firefighters said the $100,000 vehicle will help them maneuver in tight places on wildfire calls.

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9/11 Remembrance Ceremony-We Will Never Forget

9/11 Remembrance Ceremony-We Will Never Forget
By Montecito Fire on Sep 10, 2014 at 08:00 AM in Press Releases

Montecito Fire Protection District will hold a 9/11 remembrance ceremony to honor those who lost their lives on that fateful day in September 2001. The presentation will take place on September 11, 2014 and begin at 6:45 a.m. at Montecito Fire Station #1

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Montecito Fire Ballot Measure N2014 Passes

By Montecito Fire on Jul 10, 2014 at 08:00 AM in Press Releases

"We are extremely happy that this election has passed with a high level of support once again," Fire Chief Chip Hickman stated. "The continued passage of this measure validates the residents' desire for Montecito Fire to continue providing paramedic and fire protection at the service levels they currently receive."

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KEYT - Hundreds Enjoy Independence Day Pancake Breakfast

By Montecito Fire on Jul 04, 2014 at 11:00 AM in In the News

Hundreds Enjoy Independence Day Pancake Breakfast

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Montecito Firemen's Association Annual 4th of July Pancake Breakfast.

By Montecito Fire on Jun 27, 2014 at 08:00 AM in Press Releases

Pancakes, eggs, sausage, juice, coffee, and milk will be served by your local firefighters from 7:30 am to 11:00 am at Fire District Headquarters, 595 San Ysidro Rd.

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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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Montecito Firemen's Association Thursday, July 4, 2013

By Montecito Fire on Sep 27, 2013 at 10:28 AM in Press Releases, Featured News

Please join the Montecito Firemen's Association Thursday, July 4, 2013 at the Annual 4th of July Pancake Breakfast.

Pancakes, eggs, sausage, juice, coffee, and milk will be served by your local firefighters from 7:30 am to 11:00 am at Fire District Headquarters, 595 San Ysidro Rd.

Tickets are $8 each and can be purchased at the door.

Proceeds go to the Montecito Firefighter's Charitable Foundation.

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