San Luis Obispo County and Santa Barbara County are blanketed in smoke from fires burning across California.
As drift smoke continues to cover the sky, fire officials in Santa Barbara County say calls are increasing at their 911 center.
Public information officer Daniel Bertucelli with Santa Barbara County Fire took to twitter asking community members to please only call 911 if they are witnessing smoke from an actively burning fire.
Santa Barbara skies filled with drift smoke from California wildfires. Calls are inundating 911 center here in SB. Please only call 911 if you are witnessing smoke from an actively burning fire.— Daniel Bertucelli (@SBCFireInfo) September 7, 2020
According to Cal Fire's incident page, there are 24 active wildfires burning in California.