Articles Tagged With ‘Santa Barbara County Fire Department’




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Arsonists reportedly seen running from Lompoc brush fire

A fire broke out in a Lompoc riverbed on Monday, and Lompoc police are now searching for two boys who are accused of starting the blaze. The blaze burned 2.2 acres in the riverbed near... (Continue reading)

Six injured in Santa Barbara County’s Windy Gap

Three vehicles collided on Highway 154 in Santa Barbara County’s Windy Gap, leaving an SUV dangling over a guardrail and another car lying on its side in the middle of the road. A total of... (Continue reading)

Hiker falls on Bishop Peak, severely injured

A hiker fell near the top of Bishop Peak Thursday evening and was airlifted off the mountain. Fire officials say the man suffered severe injuries. San Luis Obispo and Cal Fire crews began hiking up... (Continue reading)

Victim of Santa Barbara paragliding accident identified

Officials have identified the woman killed in a Thanksgiving Day paragliding accident in Santa Barbara County as 56-year-old Marjorie “Marge” Variano of Cornelius, North Carolina. Variano, who previously lived in Santa Barbara, was paragliding off... (Continue reading)

Woman dies in Thanksgiving paragliding crash

An approximately 50-year-old woman was killed in a crash while paragliding Thursday near La Cumbra Peak in the Santa Ynez Mountains of Santa Barbara County, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department. KCOY reports... (Continue reading)

Driver crashes truck into tree in Orcutt

A man who rolled his truck before crashing into a tree in Orcutt Wednesday afternoon suffered only minor injuries. The truck then came to rest on its side pinned up against the tree. No one... (Continue reading)

Second fire breaks out at Vandenberg Air Force Base

As firefighters continued to battle the Canyon Fire at Vandenberg Air Force Base, a second blaze broke out on the Santa Barbara County military base. Dubbed the Washington Fire, the second blaze is much smaller,... (Continue reading)

Vandenberg Air Force Base fire delays rocket launch

Smoke from the #CanyonFire behind, Space Launch Complex-3 on Vandenberg AFB Sunday. Inside is the Atlas V rocket. pic.twitter.com/1Zk5EJipha — SBCFireInfo (@EliasonMike) September 19, 2016 A brush fire broke out Saturday at the southern end... (Continue reading)

Five semis collide, one dead on Highway 166

Five tractor trailer trucks collided on Highway 166 Tuesday morning, leaving one person dead, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department. The crash also left a big rig tipped over on the highway and... (Continue reading)

Two die after vehicle plunges 500 feet off Santa Barbara County cliff

A vehicle plunged 500 feet off a Santa Barbara County cliff, killing two men in their 20s, according to county fire officials. The victims were ejected from the car, and their bodies were found about... (Continue reading)



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