Los Padres National Forest goes 24-hour staffing through Red Flag Warning

Posted at 8:27 PM, Aug 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-06 23:27:17-04

The Los Padres National Forest will have extra staffing for through Wednesday afternoon due to extreme fire conditions. 

Forest officials tweeted Monday, saying due to "critical fuel conditions and extreme fire danger" the department would go into a 24-hour staffing cycle over the course of two days. 

This came after a Red Flag Warning was issued in Santa Barbara County for high winds, relative humidity, high temperatures and fire threats.

The Red Flag Warning is in effect until 9 p.m. Tuesday.