Santa Barbara County Fire to conduct fire inspections this week

Posted at 5:28 PM, Jun 11, 2018

The Santa Barbara County Fire Department will begin fire inspections this week. 

A minimum of 100 feet of defensible space is required around homes in Santa Barbara County. 

Engine companies will perform defensible space inspections and give educational material on how to comply with fire safety to homeowners. 

Fire crews say maintaining defensible space year-round is critical. 

Learn more about defensible space and other fire safety requirements and resources here