2018 Press Releases

The Sheriff's Office is saddened to report that at approximately 9:00 a.m. this morning, January 13, 2018, 25-year-old Morgan Christine Corey was found deceased in an area east of Olive Mill Road.

January Storm Jan 13 PM fact sheet

Effective at 12 P.M. on Saturday, January 13, 2018, the evacuation orders and warnings issued for the following areas have been lifted

A partir de las 12 P.M. el sábado 13 de enero de 2018, se revocaron las órdenes de evacuación y las advertencias de evacuación emitidas para las siguientes áreas

Los bomberos aprecian enormemente que la comunidad quiera hacer donaciones de comida, ropa y dinero, pero quieren que la comunidad sepa que están debidamente atendidos y le piden que done a organizaciones de ayuda en desastres como la Cruz Roja, el Banco de Alimentos del Condado de Santa Bárbara (Foodbank of Santa Barbara County), etc. Fondo Unido del Condado de Santa Bárbara (United Way) también es una agencia líder para la región que acepta donaciones en efectivo.

Firefighters greatly appreciate that the community wants to make donations of food, clothing, and money, but they want the community to know that they are adequately taken care of and ask that you donate to disaster relief organizations such as the American Red Cross, Foodbank of Santa Babara County, etc.

The press conference will be carried live locally on KEYT Channel 3 and KSBY Channel 6, and on the Internet at www.KEYT.com, www.KSBY.com, Santa Barbara County YouTube, and on Santa Barbara County Facebook Live @countyofsb

Effective 12:00 PM today the evacuation warning issued for areas South of Hwy 192 between Ortega Ridge Road to the Santa Barbara County Line will be lifted. This includes the communities of Summerland and Carpinteria. Effective 12:00 PM the evacuation order issued for areas east of Toro Canyon Road and North of Hwy 192 is lifted.

A partir de las 12:00 p.m., la advertencia de evacuación emitida para las áreas al sur de la Carretera 192 entre Ortega Ridge Road y la línea del condado de Santa Bárbara han sido revocadas. Esto incluye a las comunidades de Summerland y Carpinteria. A partir de las 12:00 PM, la orden de evacuación emitida para las áreas al este de Toro Canyon Road y norte de Hwy 192 han sido revocadas.

Crews continue to search buildings and debris flows for trapped victims. The unstable environment remains a critical threat to civilians and responders.