2017 Press Releases

In coordination with local, state and federal partners, the County of Santa Barbara is holding a recovery assistance meeting that will serve as a centralized, single point location to provide essential resources and services to community members who are beginning the recovery process to restore their households.

COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICE 105 E. Anapamu St., Fourth Floor, Santa Barbara CA 93101 (805) 568-3400 FAX (805) 568-3414 COMUNICADO DE PRENSA 21 de diciembre de 2017, 9:00am Contact: Santa Barbara County Joint Information Center 805-696-1188 Media Line Only THOMAS FIRE: Se Eliminan Todas las Ordenes de Evacuacin (SANTA BARBA

All Santa Barbara County mandatory and voluntary evacuation orders have been lifted effective 9 am on December 21, 2017.

Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that another criminal charge has been filed relating to a crime emerging out of the Thomas Fire.

Residentes del condado de Santa Bárbara deben tener a mano sus máscaras N-95 ya que la calidad del aire puede verse afectada por el humo o la ceniza del incendio Thomas. La ceniza puede continuar siendo arrojada al aire durante períodos de fuertes vientos durante las próximas semanas o meses. Los residentes también deben protegerse usando una máscara N-95 mientras limpian las cenizas.

Santa Barbara County residents should keep their N-95 masks on hand as air quality may continue to be affected by the Thomas Fire smoke or ash. Ash may continue to be blown into the air during periods of high winds during the next weeks or months. Residents should also protect themselves by using an N-95 mask while cleaning up ash.

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District remind the community that leaf blowers should not be used while there are large amounts of ash in our environment, as this could result in a violation of Air Pollution Control District regulations and endanger health.

El Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado y el Distrito de Control de la Contaminación Ambiental les recuerda que sopladores de hojas no deben ser usadas mientras que haiga grandes cantidades de ceniza en el ambiente, esto puede ser una violación de regulaciones del Distrito de Control de la Contaminación Ambiental y puede poner en peligro la salud de todos.

Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that multiple criminal charges, including the theft of property from a fire department offering mutual aid during the Thomas Fire, have been filed against Joshua Raymond Campbell, age 18, of Carpinteria, and Michyl Zecharyah Jordan, age 25, of Santa Barbara

The Santa Barbara County Fire Department wants to wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday season.