Articles Tagged With ‘Santa Barbara City Fire Department’

Man and woman hospitalized after head-on crash in Orcutt

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A head-on crash in the Orcutt area Sunday night left a man and woman hospitalized. Shortly after 9 p.m., two sedans — one black and one white —collided at the intersection of Union Valley Parkway and Highway... (Continue reading)

Man sentenced to eight years for TV Hill arson in Santa Barbara

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A judge sentenced an alleged serial arsonist to eight years in prison for starting a hillside fire in Santa Barbara in 2021 that damaged two homes, threatened the KEYT newsroom and led to hundreds of residents evacuating.... (Continue reading)

Driver dies after truck plunges off cliff, into river northeast of Santa Maria

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The driver of a pickup truck died after driving off Highway 166 northeast of Santa Maria Monday morning and plunging about 300 feet into the Cuyama River.  Shortly after 8 a.m., the pickup truck went off the... (Continue reading)

Firefighters help elderly woman

Two Santa Barbara City Firefighters went back to a call location during their free time to help make an 81-year-old woman’s home safer. [KCOY] Captain Kevin Bryant and crew from Fire Station 6 were called to the home in the... (Continue reading)