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Benefit Poker Tournament

On April 13th SBFD hosted its annual Benefit Poker Tournament and BBQ, this year benefitting Engineer Kevin Corbett.  In March Kevin was diagnosed with cancer, and is currently undergoing treatment. 

A good time was had by all, and the event raised $15,000. Kevin was even able to Skype in to join in the fun! 

The Get Ready, Santa Barbara! Newsletter

In 2014 know your risks and get prepared!


Mission Statement:

We, 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.

Chief McElroy


The City of Santa Barbara (SBFD) has operated continuously since 1881.  SBFD provides response to all-risk emergencies to an anverage 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 e
mployees.  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).

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: Apr 15, 2014