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Jesusita Fire Information 

  Official Information as of: 5/23/2013 1:58:31 PM

 

Jesusita Fire

On May 5th, at approximately 1:45 p.m. a fire began in the Cathedral Peak area.

The fire response was administered by a Unified Command consisting of the Santa Barbara Fire Department, Santa Barbara County Fire Department, Montecito Fire, and the US Forest Service.

 


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Assembling a Disaster Kit

Sheriff’s Reverse 911® System - Registration 

 

 

 


Key Phone Numbers

Jesusita Fire Call Center is now closed.



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Shelters

Animal Shelters

 

Fire Status

• 8,733 acres burned
• All evacuation orders and warnings lifted as of May 13, 2009
• Residences threatened – 500; commercial properties threatened – 0
• 80 homes destroyed; 15 homes damaged
• 1 commercial property destroyed
• 2 outbuildings damaged, 79 outbuildings destroyed
• 1,857 personnel on scene: 111 engines, 57 crews
• 1 air attack tanker and 4 helicopters
• 30 firefighter injuries
• Cause under investigation:  Tip line: (805) 686-5074
• Estimated costs $17 million
• Fire fully contained


 

 

JESUSITA FIRE EVACUATIONS

THERE ARE CURRENTLY NO MANDATORY EVACUATION ORDERS OR EVACUATION WARNINGS IN EFFECT. 

 

Definitions

An Evacuation Order means that residents are being directed to leave their homes immediately.

An evacuation warning means that residents should be prepared to leave immediately if their area is upgraded to an Order.

 


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Public information kiosks are in the following locations:


 


Traffic & Road Conditions   

 

 

 Road Closures  

Road Closure Information 

(805)568-3006

 


Trail Closures


 

How You Can Help

Funds Needed for the Red Cross Relief Effort
The American Red Cross, Santa Barbara County Chapter, seeks your help. Visit www.redcross.org/santabarbara to make a financial donation online.

Tip Line
The cause of Jesusita Fire is currently under investigation. If you have information about the fire, please call the anonymous tip hotline 805-686-5074.


Fire Preparedness

Defending Your Home and Hazard Reduction

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Media Resources

Residents are advised to stay alert for additional information by listening to County Government cable TV station Channel 20, or the following AM or FM radio “Stations of Choice” for Emergency Public Information or other local television stations. 

 

 

 

Knight Broadcasting: 

KUHL-1410;
KINF-1440  (Both AM)
KRAZ-105.9 and KSYV-96.7 (Both FM)

 

Rincon Broadcasting: 

KTMS-990  AM
KTYD-99.9
KSBL-101.7  (All FM)
Plus Rincon’s Spanish language FM stations KSPE-94.5 and KIST-107.7

 

UCSB:

KCSB-91.9 FM

 

News-Press Radio:

KZSB 1290 AM

 

Forest Service: http://www.inciweb.org
County of Santa Barbara  View CSBTV Channel 20 Live Video Stream