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Thomas Fire Information and Library Programming - 12/15/17

Check our Event Calendar for today's special programming. 

Below are websites that you can go to for information regarding : an interactive map of current evacuation orders and warnings for the Thomas Fire. - Santa Barbara County is providing updates as they receive information. - Caltrans; just enter the highway number where indicated and you will get up-to-date information – Please make sure you are registered for alerts in Santa Barbara County. You can call me if you need any assistance. - Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District are measuring air quality levels for the region. - for current fire information in Ventura. - to register for alerts in Ventura. - this is a guide from CAL Fire for how to prepare you and your family for wildfire. - a guide to being radio-ready for emergencies. 

Evacuation Shelters

An evacuation shelter is open at the University of California, Santa Barbara Multi Activity Center, 516 Ocean Rd, Santa Barbara, 93106. Evacuees should enter UCSB through the main east entrance, park in parking lot 16. Staff will guide you to the Center. Directions to UCSB from NB Hwy 101: Follow signs for US-101 North through Santa Barbara. At exit 104B, take ramp right for CA-217 toward Santa Barbara Airport /UCSB. Road name changes to CA-217 N / Ward Memorial Blvd (505 ft). At the roundabout, take the first right onto Mesa Road, then turn left on Ocean Rd. Lot 16 is on the left, across the street from the Rec Center.

Animal Evacuations: - Santa Barbara Humane Society is for open for small animals. 

For assistance with evacuation of large animals, livestock or small pets, please call Santa Barbara County Animal Services hotline at (866) 387-8911.

Food Distribution: 

Food Bank Santa Barbara 

Food Distribution: Wednesday, December 13 - Friday, Dcember 15 

No paperwork required. 

FoodBank Warehouse (4554 Hollister Avenue) 8am - 4pm 

Westside Boys & Girls Club (602 West Anapamu) 11am - 2pm 

Franklin Neighborhood Center (1136 East Montecito Street) 11am - 2pm 

Saint Joseph's Church (1500 Linden Avenue, Carpinteria) 11am - 2pm 

Mask Distibution Locations:

Franklin Nieghborhood Center (1136 East Montecito Street) 10am - 2pm

Santa Barbara Public Library (40 East Anapamu Street) 10am - 7pm

Costco in the Camino Real Marketplace (7095 Market Pl Drive, Goleta) 10am - 2pm

Goleta Neighborhood Clinic(5580 Calle Real, Goleta) - youth-sized masks.

Albertson's in Carpinteria (1018 Casitas Pass Road, Carpinteria) 10am-4pm

Buellton CVS (218 E Highway 246, Buellton) 8am - 10pm

Lompoc Home Deport (1701 East Ocean, Lompoc) 8am - 9pm 


Updates from Southern California Edison -

Stay Connected: For ongoing updates, go to, follow @countyofsb on Twitter and FaceBook, or call 211 from 805 area code, or 800-400-1572.


Last Updated: Jun 4, 2014
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