MySB
Close Panel
Click for weather info65°F

Follow Us!

Follow the Santa Barbara Fire Department on Facebook!

Fire

The Get Ready, Santa Barbara! Newsletter

In 2014 know your risks and get prepared!


Mission Statement

Chief McElroyWe, the members of the Santa Barbara City Fire Department, are committed to ensuring the safety and protection of our community through the preservation of life, property and the environment.

About the Department

The City of Santa Barbara (SBFD) has operated continuously since 1881.  SBFD provides response to all-risk emergencies to an average daily population of 123,000 people (90,000 residents plus visitors) within the 23 square mile City jurisdiction.

The department consists of 3 divisions:  Administration, Operations and Training, and Fire Prevention, staffed by 105 employees.  90 firefighters are  assigned  to  the Operations Division, providing emergency response to the community 24 hours a day, 365 days a year from 8 different station locations. Special response capabilities include Hazardous Materials, Water Rescue, and Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF).

A message from Fire Chief Pat McElroy.


City of Santa Barbara Fire Department
925 Chapala Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 965-5254

Business Hours
Monday-Friday 8 am to 5 pm
(Closed Alternate Fridays)

Last Updated: Sep 12, 2014