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  • New Fire Station No. 3 dedicated in Santa Maria

    May 30, 2012 9:12 PM

    Santa Maria has a new fire station. Fire Station No. 3 on the northwest side of town was officially dedicated Wednesday. Construction took a little more than a year to complete. The new $2.1 million facility on Preisker Lane will replace the old Fire House Three on College Drive. It's... more »
  • Spanish emergency preparedness class graduates first group of instructors

    February 22, 2012 3:01 AM

    A emergency preparedness program in Santa Maria graduated its first class of instructors ready to help educate the Hispanic community. The Listos program started in Santa Maria about a year ago and so far, around 200 people have completed the 12-hour course. It's run by the Santa Maria Fire... more »
  • New Santa Maria fire chief prepares to lead the way

    December 20, 2011 9:38 PM

    Dan Orr will officially take the reins as Santa Maria's new fire chief at Tuesday night's city council meeting, but he faces a challenging transition. Orr has been with Santa Maria fire department for 10 years. He was most recently the Battalion Chief and previously worked as the Fire... more »
  • Santa Maria's new fire chief faces challenges

    April 20, 2010 1:12 PM

    The city of Santa Maria has named Jeff Jones as the new fire chief. Jones has been the Acting Fire Chief since September 2009, following the retirement of 12-year Fire Chief Frank Ortiz. Jones has 32 years of experience in fire service and has been with the Santa Maria... more »
  • Controlled burn to be conducted in Los Alamos Tuesday

    November 17, 2009 2:01 AM

    The Santa Barbara county fire department will be conducting a controlled burn on Tuesday. The 100 acre burn is expected to begin at 9:00a.m., at the Bar M Ranch about two miles south of Los Alamos. Fire officials say smoke will be visible in some parts of northern... more »
  • Prescribed burn planned for Los Alamos area

    November 10, 2009 6:32 AM

    If you see smoke in the Los Alamos area on Tuesday, don't worry! The Santa Barbara County Fire Department has issued a permit for a prescribed burn on the Bar M Ranch property. The burn will cover just more than 400 acres of land about two miles south of... more »

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