Articles Tagged With ‘Santa Barbara County Fire Department’

Pedestrian struck and killed near Orcutt

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A driver struck and killed a pedestrian on Highway 1 south of Orcutt Saturday evening. Shortly after 5 p.m., the driver’s sedan hit a man walking on southbound Highway 1 south of Highway 135, according to the... (Continue reading)

One person killed in Christmas morning crash near Santa Maria

By JOSH FRIEDMAN One person was killed in a head-on crash between Santa Maria and Guadalupe early in the morning on Christmas Day. Shortly before 2 a.m., two cars collided on W. Main Street one mile west of Bonita School... (Continue reading)

House fire near Highway 166 displaces resident

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A house fire in northeastern Santa Barbara County near Highway 166 displaced one resident Thursday night.  A caller reported the blaze at about 9:30 p.m. at a home in the 4800 block of Sisquoc Street in New... (Continue reading)

Rattlesnake bites woman on Santa Barbara County trail

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A helicopter airlifted a female hiker to the hospital after a rattlesnake bit her while she was walking her dog on a Santa Barbara County trail Saturday morning. [KCOY] The rattlesnake bit the 26-year-old woman on the... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria teen killed in motorcycle crash

By JOSH FRIEDMAN An 18-year-old Santa Maria man died in a motorcycle crash Sunday morning southeast of Orcutt near the town of Sisquoc, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department..  Shortly before 10 a.m., the teen was riding a... (Continue reading)

Kayakers find body in Santa Ynez River near Lompoc

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Two kayakers found the body of a male in the Santa Ynez River west of Lompoc on Sunday. At about 12:30 p.m., two adults in kayaks discovered the body along the Santa Ynez River near Santa Lucia... (Continue reading)

Construction site fire injures three people in Santa Maria

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A fire at a construction site injured two men and a woman in Santa Maria early Tuesday morning. Shortly after midnight, a caller reported a recreational vehicle engulfed in flames at a construction site in the 3500... (Continue reading)

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)