Santa Barbara County, CA

01/13/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/13/2018 21:48

EVACUATION ORDERS AND WARNINGS LIFTED FOR WHITTIER, SHERPA, AND ALAMO BURN AREAS

COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICE

105 E. Anapamu St., Fourth Floor, Santa Barbara CA 93101

(805) 568-3400 FAX (805) 568-3414

PRESS RELEASE

January 13, 2018

Contact:

Santa Barbara County Joint Information Center 805-696-1188 Media Line Only

EVACUATION ORDERS AND WARNINGS LIFTED FOR WHITTIER, SHERPA, AND ALAMO

BURN AREAS

(SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) - Effective at 12 P.M. on Saturday, January 13, 2018, the evacuation orders and warnings issued for the following areas have been lifted:

The evacuation order for the Whittier and Sherpa Burn Areas and neighboring canyons were lifted, including Tecolote Canyon, Eagle Canyon, Dos Pueblos Canyon, Gato Canyon, El Capitan Canyon, Calle Ecuestre Canyon, Calle Quebrada Canyon west of Gato Canyon, and areas below the Whittier Burn Area along Highway 154 (Rancho Allegre, Circle V and Camp Whittier areas).

In addition, the evacuation warning was lifted for the Alamo Burn Area east of Santa Maria (Tepusquet Canyon area).

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Emergency Alert System:

It is critical that people in Santa Barbara County register to receive emergency alerts. Sign up at www.AwareAndPrepare.org.If we can't reach you, we can't alert you.

Stay Connected:

For ongoing updates, go to www.CountyofSB.org,follow @countyofsb on Twitter and Facebook,or call 2-1-1 from 805 area code or 800-400-1572 outside of 805, or text your zip code to 898-211.

Sistema de Alerta de Emergencia:

Es muy importante que las personas en el Condado de Santa Bárbara se registren para recibir alertas de emergencias. Inscríbete a www.AwareAndPrepare.org,si no podemos localizarte, no podemos alertarte.

Permanece Conectado:

Para actualizaciones continuas, ve a www.CountyofSB.org,sigue @countyofsb en Twitter y Facebook o llama al 2-1-1 desde el código de área 805, o al 800-400-1572 para fuera del 805, o manda por texto tu código postal al 898-211.