Articles Tagged With ‘Santa Barbara County Fire Department’




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 else was injured in the... (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, but it started at a... (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 of Vandenberg Air Force Base.... (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 caused fuel to spill. Around... (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 100 feet apart were they... (Continue reading)

Atascadero man narrowly avoids nosedive off Highway 101

A 32-year-old Atascadero man and cancer survivor narrowly avoided plunging off a bridge after he crashed his truck on Highway 101 in Santa Barbara County Thursday morning. Authorities say there is about a 50-foot drop off the bridge. [KEYT] Around... (Continue reading)

Three cars collide in Santa Barbara County’s Windy Gap

A three-car crash in Santa Barbara County’s Windy Gap area sent one vehicle plunging off the road and five people to Cottage Hospital. In all, eight people suffered injuries in the crash, and five had to be extricated from vehicles.... (Continue reading)

Numerous fires break out on Central Coast

At least seven fires broke out on the Central Coast over the weekend, five of which occurred in San Luis Obispo County. On Sunday alone, three fires broke out in SLO County, a 3,800-acre blaze ignited in Monterey County and... (Continue reading)

Woman plunges 100 feet off Gaviota bridge

A 56-year-old woman fell 100 feet off of a railroad trestle bridge in Gaviota Sunday afternoon, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department. The woman reportedly survived with moderate to major injuries. A helicopter airlifted her to Cottage Hospital... (Continue reading)

Woman burned in Solvang guest ranch explosion

A 50-year-old woman suffered serious burns when an aerosol deodorant can exploded early Sunday morning at the Alisal Guest Ranch in Solvang, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department. At about 6:45 a.m., the woman was in a bathroom... (Continue reading)