2018 Press Releases

El Departamento de Bomberos del Condado de Santa Bárbara y el Distrito de Control de la Contaminación Ambiental del Condado de Santa Bárbara anunciaron cambios que entrarán en vigor hoy, afectando la quema permitida de montones.

The Santa Barbara County Fire Department and Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District announced changes that will go into effect today affecting permitted pile burns.

The Sheriff's Office is investigating a child-annoying incident that occurred at approximately 2:15 p.m. on December 13, 2018 in the area of N. San Marcos Road near University Drive.

At approximately 5:30 a.m., yesterday, December 16, 2018, a Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Deputy patrolling in the area of Calle Real and North San Marcos Road in the unincorporated area of Santa Barbara County observed a male subject attempting to break into a car with a wood stick.

On Tuesday, December 18th at 8:30 a.m., the Santa Barbara County Firefighters Charity Fund will be delivering Christmas trees to the new Cottage Hospital Children's Medical Center located at 400 W. Pueblo Street in Santa Barbara.

The Santa Barbara County Fire Department is proud to announce several promotions within the department. A promotional ceremony will be held on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Santa Barbara County Fire Headquarters Memorial Plaza.

Santa Barbara County animal shelters are seeking three-day foster homes for all adoptable dogs at each county shelter for their fourth annual "Santa's Slumber Party."

The Christmas and New Year's holidays are ways to spend time with family and friends ringing in another year, but also a time when people can make poor choices that put themselves and others at risk on the road.

At approximately 2:45 a.m. this morning, December 13, 2018, Sheriff's deputies, Santa Barbara County Fire and Lompoc City Fire personnel responded to the 3900 block of Marion Ct. for a reported explosion and fire.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office, along with a number of law enforcement agencies nationwide, received reports today, December 13, 2018, of a bomb threat hoax