Articles Tagged With ‘Santa Barbara County Fire Department’




Person killed in head-on collision on Highway 166

An oil tanker collided head on with a pickup early Wednesday morning on Highway 166 in Santa Barbara County, killing one person and resulting in a road closure. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before 2 a.m., the tanker and the truck... (Continue reading)

Man killed in head-on crash near Guadalupe

A man died Tuesday morning in a head-on collision with a pickup truck southeast of Guadalupe. [Cal Coast Times] At approximately 6:14 a.m., a Chevrolet pickup truck and a sedan collided on W. Betteravia Road near Brown Road, according to... (Continue reading)

Oil tanker flips on Highway 101 blocking traffic

An oil tanker overturned on Highway 1 near Orcutt Sunday night, causing the highway to be closed in the area. [Cal Coast Times] The truck overturned at about 10 p.m. and landed on its side blocking the highway by Solomon... (Continue reading)

6 Santa Barbara County students overdose at high school

Emergency responders transported a half-dozen Lompoc area high school students to the hospital Monday after finding three of them unresponsive and determining all six were under the influence of Xanax. [Cal Coast Times] The incident concluded with deputies arresting one... (Continue reading)

Four people overdose at party in Santa Barbara County

Four people attending a party in the Mission Canyon area near Santa Barbara overdosed on opiates early Sunday morning. Paramedics successfully treated each of the victims with NARCAN. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before 2 a.m., a caller reported a man... (Continue reading)

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 A Street and Central Avenue,... (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 six people suffered injuries, according... (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 the mountain around 5:30 p.m.... (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 Gibraltar Road with a group... (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 the woman was participating in... (Continue reading)