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• County Jesusita Fire Call Center 805-681-5197

• Animal Hotline 805-681-4332

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The Red Cross Evacuation center is Dos Pueblos High School at 7266 Alameda Avenue in Goleta, CA.

The cause of Jesusita Fire is currently under investigation. If you have information about the fire, please call the anonymous tip hotline 805-686-5074



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Please call 805-680-8311!

Jesusita (anonymous profile)
May 6, 2009 at 11:19 a.m. (Suggest removal)

FROM THE INSURANCE INFORMATION NETWORK OF CALIFORNIA (IINC)

EVACUEES OF THE JESUSITA WILDFIRE: For all evacuees under mandatory evacuation orders, it may be possible for you to stay in lodging other than public evacuation centers. If you have a homeowner insurance policy, it likely will provide you with "Additional Living Expenses," commonly referred to as ALE. This will cover reasonable expenses associated with temporary lodging in a hotel, food and clothing for the time you are away from your home. Contact your home insurance agent or company and they can provide you with specifics of your individual policy.

For additional wildfire information regarding evacuation, fire season preparation and insurance information, please visit www.iinc.org.

IINC (anonymous profile)
May 6, 2009 at 2 p.m. (Suggest removal)

From IndyAlerts via the County:

"This is a resend of an earlier alert:
WEDNESDAY, MAY 6, 2009, 16:20 HRS
- Mandatory Evacuation Orders-
- All locations east of Alamar road (western boundary), from Foothill Road south to State Street, State Street to Constance, east on Constance to Los Olivos, Los Olivios to Alameda Padre Serra (APS), Alameda Padre Serra to Sycamore Canyon Road (eastern boundary), north on Sycamore Canyon to Hwy. 192 westbound to El Cielito

- Evacuation Warnings-
-All other previous evacuation warning areas remain in effect. Coyote Road (eastern boundary), La Cumbre Road (western boundary) north to east Camino Cielo

binky (anonymous profile)
May 6, 2009 at 4:42 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Information from the County: http://www.countyofsb.org/ceo/oes0.as...

Google maps mash up from the SB County:

http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF...

jasonsteel (anonymous profile)
May 6, 2009 at 5:17 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Best Google Map I could find: http://maps.google.com/maps/mm?hl=en&...

russo96 (anonymous profile)
May 6, 2009 at 7:58 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Follow Twitter for very fast real time updates from the community about the Jesusita fire:

http://is.gd/x431

Or go to http://search.twitter.com and search for the tag "#jesusitafire"

biro (anonymous profile)
May 6, 2009 at 8:01 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Any idea if San Marcos Pass will be closed?

inky (anonymous profile)
May 7, 2009 at 10:06 a.m. (Suggest removal)

a fire ignited on our property at the very West end of Mountain Drive above Rocky Nook Park yesterday May 6 at approximately 4pm. It came from a burning ember and burned approximately 1/4 acre of dry bush before a friend and I were able to put it out with garden hoses. We called 911 and 20 minutes later, no firefighters were there only a police car with two policemen that did not help us distinguish the fire.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x87lRg...

montecitomama (anonymous profile)
May 7, 2009 at 10:43 a.m. (Suggest removal)

we're working to reach people from the immediate LA area affected by the fire. please send your stories/videos/contact information to
phwilgoren@cbs.com

thanks to the great work by the independent

newsplex1 (anonymous profile)
May 7, 2009 at 11:16 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Email sent 5/6/09 from Susan Davidson, whose house is on Tunnel Road at the very top of Mission Canyon, above the Botanic Gardens:

Mike and Kevin,

It does not look good. The winds have come up and the fire is directly behind the house on Tunnel Road. Mike; could you get this message to Elizabeth at the Independent.

Where is the air support? There was a long pause of air support this afternoon and now the fire has flared up again.
Why has the eastern flank of the fire above Tunnel Road been left to smolder? Why not bring in everything possible and repeat the drops until it is out?
I know the firefighters are doing everything they can and I am thankful for their efforts, but during the Tea Fire I could count more than double the helicopters dropping water. Is it the budget?
We have about four hours of daylight left today with winds expected, please send in more air support.
Thank you

We are leaving SBMS as the smoke is just too thick. We are going to my friend, Margaret's house on Padaro Lane with the dogs.

Love,
Mom

martha (Martha Sadler)
May 7, 2009 at 11:18 a.m. (Suggest removal)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdbzBV...

footage i shot yesterday afternoon around 4pm

iamtaliesin (anonymous profile)
May 7, 2009 at 11:19 a.m. (Suggest removal)

@inky

San Marcos Pass is quite removed (at this time) from the fire path, and will likely be open.
--WebAdmin

webadmin (webadmin)
May 7, 2009 at 12:43 p.m. (Suggest removal)

I know when people are directly affected by disaster that they anticipate immediate response from our civic service personnel. Let's give the firefighters, law enforcement officers, emergency medical responders, and civic leaders the credit they deserve, however, for doing the best they can with very unpredictable conditions.

Fire is a terrible master. Humans are merely, well, human. They do the best they can.

Tell a firefighter, police officer, paramedic, and your civic leaders "thank you" whenever you have a chance. I'm taking a cold drink out to the police officer across the street from our condo who is protecting lives and property by keeping civilians from driving up Contstance Ave toward the fire zones.

CharityBee (anonymous profile)
May 7, 2009 at 1:48 p.m. (Suggest removal)

In response to the Jesusita Fire, TechEase is opening its office to fire victims. Those displaced by the fire evacuation should feel free to come by and use our office computers, wifi, printers, fax and phones to keep in contact with loved ones or conduct business.

For more information see http://www.techease.com/index.php?sit... or call (805) 564-3273.

techease (anonymous profile)
May 7, 2009 at 2:13 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Once again we owe a great debt to our firefighters. Hot Spots, downtown Santa Barbara's espresso bar and visitors' center, wants to show its appreciation for their overwhelming efforts.

For the rest of May, Hot Spots' house coffee -- always freshly brewed using beans from local roaster Caribbean Coffee Co. -- is free to firefighters. Firefighters can also enjoy free bottled water and discounts on all other beverages and food items.

Saturday, May 9, starts Hot Spots 24/7 schedule so firefighters, with their long shifts and late hours, will be able to stop by whenever they need to.

Again, Hot Spots wants to thank Santa Barbara and California's firefighters for their bravery and dedication to keeping us safe. Stop by at 36 State Street any time you like.

theJeremiad (anonymous profile)
May 7, 2009 at 2:47 p.m. (Suggest removal)

I see smoke behind the mountain - Painted Cave area? Another fire? Huge flames visible on this side ... pictures shortly.

robert_prince (anonymous profile)
May 7, 2009 at 3:12 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Here's a pic from downtown:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/robert-p...

robert_prince (anonymous profile)
May 7, 2009 at 3:21 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Santa Barbara Bank & Trust today has announced a donation of $25,000 to the Santa Barbara Chapter of the American Red Cross to assist with the needs of local residents impacted by the Jesusita Fire.

"In less than a year, our community has been impacted by three very significant fires," said George Leis, President & CEO of the Bank. "As it always does, our entire community is stepping up quickly to help our friends and neighbors. Because there are so many people affected by this fire, we decided that our local lead emergency response agency the American Red Cross is best qualified to apply this aid immediately to those most in need, and we are pleased to offer this financial support today to assist in that work.

"We are deeply grateful to our firefighters, law enforcement, emergency and government personnel your quick and courageous efforts continue to make all the difference in the world. Our thoughts and our prayers go out to those who have lost their homes and to those waiting to hear news of their homes," said Leis.

SBBT's San Roque, La Cumbre and Main Office branches are in the evacuation warning area, but will remain open through the day unless that status is changed to mandatory evacuation. Unless forced to close, the Main Office (at the corner of Carrillo and Anacapa streets), will remain open until 7 p.m. tonight to serve customers.

Emergency supply bags will be available at all three locations to customers affected by the fire. Items will include a restaurant gift certificate from Jeannine's, fire masks, water, and other incidental items that may be useful during this crisis.

"Thanks to Jeannine's for their help in underwriting this effort, and to our other community partners, who we know will also be stepping up to help. We realize that many people will have urgent financial needs as a result of this disaster," said Leis, "and our branches are standing by to assist fire victims with a variety of special programs."

Contact:
Debbie Whiteley
884-6680

webadmin (webadmin)
May 7, 2009 at 4:14 p.m. (Suggest removal)

As of now there are some houses in the 1000 block of Tunnel that are undamaged. dont have any more details than that for now.

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 7, 2009 at 5:42 p.m. (Suggest removal)

nathank (anonymous profile)
May 8, 2009 at 1:07 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Emergency Operations Center is evacuating and moving to UCSB, the call center line will be off the air until move completed.

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 8, 2009 at 1:32 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Pictures of the fire I took tonight from several different locations.

http://www.sendmehome.com/#stories&sm...

mayop100 (anonymous profile)
May 8, 2009 at 1:56 a.m. (Suggest removal)

INSURANCE COMPANY CLAIM NUMBERS

Insurance company claim numbers are available from the Insurance Information Network of California Web site at www.iinc.org.

Insurers are already in the area assisting customers and passing out claims checks.

IINC (anonymous profile)
May 8, 2009 at 11 a.m. (Suggest removal)

My thoughts and prayers to all those out there fighting those fires. However, I would like to share one story. My brother-in-law is with the sheriff's department and has been working the barricades for the last two nights. He heard that the Santa Barbara Chicken Ranch was giving free dinners to those fighting the fires, but when his partner and him finally got a chance to get dinner, they were turned away because they were not firemen. Perhaps he is not on the front lines of the actual fire, but we have so many service men out there, police officers, CHP, sheriffs, firemen, that are trying to keep the community safe, escorting people from their homes, ensuring that the mandatory evacuations are happening, alerting families, etc. but all our service men are not getting the same treatment from the community.

Please realize that these brave men and women are also putting their lives at risk, just in another capacity, to keep the community safe during this tumultuous time.

One thing he's mentioned that is really needed is coffee. They're all working such long hours and are in need of some good joe. I saw above that Hot Spots will be donating coffee to firefighters, and I hope that they extend it to law enforcement as well as they are fighting this fire as well.

Again, the time and energy that all these people put into saving and rallying around their community is beyond commendable.

sk (anonymous profile)
May 8, 2009 at 11:16 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Call Center is open again, they are relocated to UCSB and are open 24 hrs a day now...

call center 681-5197

register your cell with the Sheriff's Dept if you want to be sure to get any Reverse 911 calls you may get, go to their site at: http://www.sbsheriff.org

There is a live webcam of some of the fire area here:

http://www.makeitwork.com/

it can take a lot of feeds but if it gets overcrowded, take turns to let everyone get a look.

There is a great updated fire area and evac area map updated regularly on Google Maps, thanks to great work from Google.

just google for Jesusita Fire Google Map

The Twitter chat on the fire is down ...Twitter is closed for routine maintenance for some hours, we requested a delay of that but evidently it was not possible.

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 8, 2009 at 11:18 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Direct Relief will be handing out free masks from 11:00 to 2:00 today that will hold back 90% of particluates

Goleta Community Center on Hollister

Loretto Plaza

Lazy Acres on the Mesa

Please do not go to Cottage Hospital, they do not have masks to hand out.

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 8, 2009 at 11:26 a.m. (Suggest removal)

EOC expects that they will need to expand the Evacuation Warning area soon. no details yet. Nothing will be lifted, just expansion, within the next half hour to hour. Cannot say East or West.

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 8, 2009 at 11:28 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Has anyone heard or seen anything about Cieneguitas? Esp. near the top? That giant church and the highest houses? They were showing it a lot last night on KEYT but now nothing.

marion (anonymous profile)
May 8, 2009 at 11:35 a.m. (Suggest removal)

EOC call center

681-5197

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 8, 2009 at 11:40 a.m. (Suggest removal)

The Independent and KEYT have become the place for news - thanks.

Fire fighters are such heros - they risk their lives to protect strangers homes - some from miles and miles away.

Local businesses are being so helpful. We ran to Bacara last night and they are being amazing. Cheap cheap rates. Allow us to bring our animals. So welcoming - they make us feel like we are full paying guest - cleaning our rooms as if we really need. A manager welcomed us and helped empty all our stuff and animal from our car - boxes of photos - you name it.

The hotel is totally packed - kids, dogs, birds, cats and cars. And Bacara management and staff are being so graceful to everyone.

SoccerMom (anonymous profile)
May 8, 2009 at 11:56 a.m. (Suggest removal)

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 8, 2009 at 12:16 p.m. (Suggest removal)

The evacuation warning area is expanded (west end) to include the area of De La Vina and Vernon, south on Vernon to Stanley, west on Stanley to Las Positas, south on Las Positas to US 101, west on US 101 to State Street/Hwy 154.

The evacuation warning area is also expanded (east end) to include the area of Milpas south to US 101, US 101 to San Ysidro Road, San Ysidro north to Camino Cielo.

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 8, 2009 at 12:21 p.m. (Suggest removal)

You can track the fire via satelite heat sensor online, scans are not up to the minute but done frequently.

http://wv.enplan.com/

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 8, 2009 at 12:37 p.m. (Suggest removal)

What can I do for the firefighters? I think they are stationed right here by my house at the showgrounds? What are they eating? Can I take them food/sweets/drinks?? I am a young girl, doing what I can though.

And FYI - The animal shelter still needs more animal crates and metal water bowls, wet cat food and cat litter. I'm taking what I've got. 5473 Overpass Rd

Eve (anonymous profile)
May 8, 2009 at 1:26 p.m. (Suggest removal)

The fire fighters are suppliled with food by caterers. I hear the polics manning the traffic barricades would welcome coffee ...great note about the animal shelters, they all need food, and bedding. esp bedding.

The ash is heavy in Goleta now, clouds of ash being raised by landing choppers and just a few breaths get particles on your mouth and nose. Be careful and get masks if you can or use bandanas.

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 8, 2009 at 1:32 p.m. (Suggest removal)

http://img140.imageshack.us/img140/34...

about 1:00 ariel view of fire

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 8, 2009 at 1:45 p.m. (Suggest removal)

If anyone (especially with pets) needs a place to stay and is willing to make a drive, my mom in Visalia, CA (about 3.5 hours from Santa Barbara) can take people. Pets must like cats (she has some cats), but she has a pet-safe yard, plenty of food, two extra bedrooms, and wants to help! Call Megan at (559) 679-4234.

Meganace (anonymous profile)
May 8, 2009 at 1:54 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Yesterday at an intersection near Hitchcock and State ... there was this police officer on a motorcycle manning one of the blocked streets. I felt bad for him because these fools kept pulling up to him and arguing with him about why they should be allowed to go through!

So people should be nice to these police officers ...

snapolis (anonymous profile)
May 8, 2009 at 1:57 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Does anyone know whether houses on Lucinda Lane, north of Foothills Road, made it through the fire last nite as the area south was burned? # 3205???

Thanks

coco

cmclarty (anonymous profile)
May 8, 2009 at 2:06 p.m. (Suggest removal)

For those of you following reports on Twitter (which is down for maintenance), use IRC for the next hour.

Server: irc.borgchat.net Channel: #jesusitafire

online chat: http://www.borgchat.net/webchat.html

typo (anonymous profile)
May 8, 2009 at 2:25 p.m. (Suggest removal)

DC 10 tanker and other units making drops and strong action against the fire at the Eastern Montecito end of the fire. they dont want the fire to reach unburned fuel to the east.

At the Western End, ariel drops on hot spots, before the winds pick up. Some units are staged in Painted Cave at Laruel Springs.

live reports from local radio stations

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 8, 2009 at 4:14 p.m. (Suggest removal)

DC 10 making another run
watch live...

http://dmz.up-south.com/sb.html

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 8, 2009 at 4:42 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Does anyone know about La Colina Apartment Complex? Is it ok?

marleighmar (anonymous profile)
May 8, 2009 at 7:12 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Untouched and unthreatened as of this post.

binky (anonymous profile)
May 8, 2009 at 9:55 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Much quieter tonight ...so far. hope it holds. Marine layer moving in ......

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 8, 2009 at 11:24 p.m. (Suggest removal)

I don't like the eastward movement of the Eastern part of the fire (in the general vicinity of Coyote Road); it has inched more deliberately toward Montecito than last night, and at a brisker pace.

It is still high enough above habitable areas to avoid problems, and ambient conditions are better (cooler, moister).

binky (anonymous profile)
May 8, 2009 at 11:38 p.m. (Suggest removal)

I'm so happy to see my worst fears unrealized; the fire has either fled well outside my view (unlikely -- as we aren't talking rodents here), or those masterful firefighters successfully planned their work and worked their plan.

The past hour has seen the early craziness just deliberately subside.

So quiet, dark, and smoke-free -- the first time since Tuesday afternoon. I could get used to this...

(Thanks, Fire-Folk!)

binky (anonymous profile)
May 9, 2009 at 1:01 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Good, the winds remained calm and the moist sea layer has helped....

Firefighters [have] benefited, however, from higher humidity, moderate breezes from the Pacific Ocean and temperatures that hovered in the 70s.

"They have been able to create fire lines and hold on to those lines," said Mike Carr, a battalion chief with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
(from media article two hours ago)

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 9, 2009 at 3:59 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Update on the three most seriously injured firefighters...thank you guys and all your brothers and sisters who are out there....thanks so much.

Capt. Bulger was released today from Grossman at approximately 8 a.m. Friday.

Captain Ron Topolinski had surgery Friday morning. He suffered 2nd degree burns. He will not need skin grafting and he is expected to be released some time over the weekend.

Firefighter Robert Lopez also had surgery Friday morning. He has 2nd and 3rd degree burns on his head, shoulders, and arms. Doctors will determine early next week if he will need more surgery. He is expected to be in hospital for at

ABC 30 Fresno news Sat AM

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 9, 2009 at 4:15 a.m. (Suggest removal)

West Fork of Cold Springs Canyon and Painted Cave has some activity, no official updates since yesterday.

Red Flag wind and weather warnings will expire at 10:00 this AM, and the cool night conditions expected to continue tonight. All evacuations and warnings remain in effect.

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 9, 2009 at 4:51 a.m. (Suggest removal)

OK People, we had a break last night, and I am sure the crews are making hard and good use of it and will today. Keep courage.... we will come thru ...so good to see so many helping and staying strong. This is brutal and the toughest work on the crews on the line, that brush is Tall! and it gets hot out there in that gear...they are such heros...and everyone who is evaced...keep courage too....we have been thru this before...and come thru...this is a tough one.....so hang in there. Huge effort and huge forces are here to help, thanks to so so many.

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 9, 2009 at 5:22 a.m. (Suggest removal)

I lived in IV and Goleta for many years in the 60's and 70's and had the beautiful and exciting experiences of packing and hiking much of the area above and below the San Marcos Pass.

I remember watching P-3 water tankers making retardant drops and recall my sadness. That sadness has returned.

Much has been made of the DC-10 drops and no doubt they have been very effective-a melding of technology and the soul of Santa Barbara.

The DC-10 drops about 10 to 12 thousand gallons at a time or I believe in spots. Amazingly a company called Evergreen has converted several B-747 into Supertankers which can drop up to about 25 thousand gallons all at once or in spots.

Why these are not used could be the terrain but I've also read that these 747's were reconverted to haul
cargo to Iraq, a more profitable endeavor as long as your homes are not burning. Google or Youtube Evergreen 747 Supertanker and you will see this gem in action..
Imagine what the Indians did...

I extend to all residents my sorrow, empathy and prayers. My memories of your people and environment
I miss to this day. I hope all the homeless made it out ok.

Carlos in Lakewood

cbadeljr (anonymous profile)
May 9, 2009 at 9:34 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Changes just released ...some areas have been upgraded to Warning status and you can go home..

watch for postings of the details. They are phased timewise so there is an orderly return.

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 9, 2009 at 11:11 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Comments on some of the above thoughts.

To eve. I am so proud of your being able to think
of others, providing free drinks and nutrition to all
'firefighters' nearby. The reward in giving is not the 'thank you' but that warm fuzzy feeling...
Carry this trait with you in life and kharma will ensue.
Surround yourself with like-minded people and you will experience a soul-saving term known as 'Semper Fi',always faithful, no if's and's or but's. I like to think that it saved my life many times during a war in the 60's. You are blessed as are those that raised you.
Thank You.

To the establishments offering free water and coffee
but charging for other items. You won't go broke by revising your policy. How about a 'kitty' on your counter appropriately marked 'for the support of ALL our friends fighting and supporting these men and women' ? Better yet, go one better on your 'self'-advertisement. FREE goes a long way. Oh and consider this, because it does happen. Assume you are out of communication with your kids or other loved ones. Their house is on fire and a policeman is driving by and rescues them and takes them to a shelter ?
You will never know who was the rescuer but that is ok because you will be offering 50 cent chi-chis.

To the chicken ranch people. How can you sleep?
How embarrasing for anyone not a firefighter to drive
to your door and being told that they must pay.
Your attitude belongs in Los Angeles. Tell me, how often do chickens breed ? Next time you need a 'cop' , oh never mind.

And finally to montecitomama. Sounds to me like you and the Sheriff's put out your fire. Did you know that embers can travel miles and miles and are not tracked by radar. I've seen you at the supermarket 10 item checkout lane, cash only, with 11 items and writing a check. Lady, you truly are an embarrasment.
You belong on Los Angeles freeway's or in the Hamptons. Next time you need a 'cop', oh never mind.
A belated apology from me to you. Some 40 years ago while hiking in the hills above Montecito
I urinated on some chaparral.

cbadeljr (anonymous profile)
May 9, 2009 at 12:09 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Adding to the above.

To ALL residents. Next time you see any support personnel BUY them a meal. Insist. Say thank you.

Thanks alot and bless almost all of you, see above post.

cbadeljr (anonymous profile)
May 9, 2009 at 12:13 p.m. (Suggest removal)

live video feed is up again... of the fire area, some of it.

thanks to local business ...of which so many are doing all they can to help out as are so many many other...staying positive and helping out.

http://www.makeitwork.com/

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 9, 2009 at 12:27 p.m. (Suggest removal)

According to "montecitomama":

::: "a fire ignited on our property at the very West end of Mountain Drive above Rocky Nook Park yesterday May 6 at approximately 4pm..."

Not very 'Montecito'-esque in location -- character defines reality.

binky (anonymous profile)
May 9, 2009 at 12:33 p.m. (Suggest removal)

We were allowed to return to our home after being evacuated from the Turnpike/Cathedral Oaks area. These are pics taken at 1pm Saturday May 9th, 2009. Three visible hot sports, significant air support, including water and flame retardant drops and flying crane. We are seeing the action from our backyard on Cathedral Oaks/Turnpike.
Here are some pics:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/27982716...

SBSportsDiva (anonymous profile)
May 9, 2009 at 2:51 p.m. (Suggest removal)

i am hearing about RED CROSS UPDATE! Bulk distribution of free Clean-Up Kits, dust masks & water 4 those affected by the Jesusita Fire...check this out if you are in need of these helpful things.

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 9, 2009 at 4:55 p.m. (Suggest removal)

I am extremely happy that your situation seems to be improving. Hoping you all rest easier tonight.

A final thought to montecitomama. Had I been one of those two useless policemen I would have taken your
GPS coordinates and called in an airstrike er, water drop on you only to see you drilled into the ground up
to your Walmart hoop earings. You would then be subjected for eternity to your yapping pink-haired
ankle-biting poodles.

To the rest of you, god bless...

cbadeljr (anonymous profile)
May 9, 2009 at 9:40 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Peace and thank goodness for the ppl back home tonight....and for those who had no home remaining, deepest sympathy and fellowship. It is so out of our hands, the acts of Nature....i feel for them... and hope soon that everyone can be home. The fire news seems promising and the fronts calm tonight so far.

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 9, 2009 at 11:53 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Fire County Call Center will close tonight at 12AM. It will reopen tomorrow at 6:00 a.m. 805-681-5197

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 9, 2009 at 11:54 p.m. (Suggest removal)

News continues good, marine layer and cool air still here...

info as of 7:00 AM from Cal Fire as follows:

May 10, 2009 at 7:00 am
Date/Time Started: May 5, 2009 at 1:30 pm
Administrative Unit: Los Padres National Forest / Santa Barbara County Fire
County: Santa Barbara County
Location: Northwest of Mission Canyon and Santa Barbara City
Acres Burned: 8,733 acres
Containment: 55% contained
Structures Threatened: 3,500 residences and 100 commercial properties.
Structures Damaged or Destroyed: 47 residences have been damaged and 33 destroye; 2 outbuildings have been destroyed.
Evacuations: Evacuations and Road Closures

Cause: Under Investigation
Total Fire Personnel: 4,543 Total Personnel (2,138 CAL FIRE)
499 Engines (90 CAL FIRE)
109 Hand Crews (88 CAL FIRE)
37 Dozers (20 CAL FIRE)
14 Helicopters
45 Water tenders

Conditions: The influence of the fog continues to cause the fire to lay down at night. Interior burning North towards East Camino Cielo will continue. Fire is in the West Cold Springs Creek but fire has slowed its progression due to the marine influence.

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 10, 2009 at 8:35 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Starting Tomrrow, chamber of commerce list of rentals for fire evacuees of all rentals and housing possiblities....is being complied and will be ready for you Monday at the Chamber Office.....

this list will be available starting at 9:00 AM tomorrow, posted on their website at http://www.sbchamber.org

924 Anacapa St.

965-3023

this is the message posted on their website:

Emergency Housing List:

The Santa Barbara Region Chamber of Commerce is compiling and publishing a list of available emergency rental housing for victims of the fire. The list will be published on the Chamber website, beginning Monday May 11,2009. The Chamber will have hard copies of the list available in our offices at 924 Anacapa Street or will fax or email copies to fire victims.

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 10, 2009 at 8:42 a.m. (Suggest removal)

And our animal friends in shelter for those interested...stats from the Incident fact sheet....

Large animals: Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real - Santa Barbara

Small animals: Call the Animal Services Hotline - 805-681-4332

Animals now in shelter as a result of the fire are estimated to be 975: (These are estimates based on reports from 4 - 9 pm May 8)

Santa Barbara Humane Society - 529 animals (239 cats, 127 dogs, 146 birds, 6 livestock and 18 miscellaneous)

Animal Services - 259 animals (22 birds, 195 cats, 16 dogs, and 25 rabbits or rodents)

Equine Evac - 187 total 116 horses, 3 pigs, 1 llama, 15 goats, 10 opossums, 10 mules and donkeys, 20 rabbits, and 12 chickens)

which is one of the best sources for info

http://inciweb.org/incident/1640/

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 10, 2009 at 8:45 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Good day to all my former community members.

Today will be better than yesterday though if you are returning to your house there maybe heartbreak. I'm sorry.

Does anyone know if 100 ft clearance around your home is mandatory or recommended ? Where I live it is 150 ft.

Does anyone know what the time-frame is for new-growth to become prime ?

Are Spanish roof tiles fire-resistent or fire proof ?
Will brick sides and small windows be helpful ?

Where I live we have many homes with pulsating sprinklers on the roofs. Is this allowed in SB county ?
This is very, very easy to install. Using PVC may be counterproductive as it melts at low temperatures.
I'd use galvanized or other metal pipe.

Just some ideas on being proactive.

Best wishes to all.

Carlos in Lakewood

cbadeljr (anonymous profile)
May 10, 2009 at 9:05 a.m. (Suggest removal)

When i was at the red cross shelter on friday , there was an older man who had been evacuated from one of the canyons whose dog had been let out of the gate by someone trying to help get him out of the fire. He was devastated and very, very upset to lose his beloved companion. I know the people at the shelter staff from the red cross will remember the man's name . If anyone has a stray dog wander into their neighborhood, please contact the red cross staff from the dos pueblos shelter so that they can reunite this man with his dog. So sorry i have such sketchy details, however knowing how much i love our dog, i just wanted to write this on the off chance the right person sees it and these two best friends can be reunited. thanks!

angelakelly (anonymous profile)
May 10, 2009 at 9:43 a.m. (Suggest removal)

A Guardian Angel to Watch over our Firefighters and all who are facing the fire....May Everyone be safe... and home safely soon

http://img19.imageshack.us/img19/9562...

the background is a lovely photo of the Jesusita trail by Harold Pinker...
http://pinker.wjh.harvard.edu/photos/...

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 10, 2009 at 10:02 a.m. (Suggest removal)

In trying to make suggestions for proactive actions
I had mentioned roof pulsating sprinklers.
My neighbor uses copper rather than galvanized.

Also, if you have a pool, you may consider a HD water pump attached to a fire hose. Average pool could hold 20 to 50 thousand gallons of water. A gas-powered generator keeps the juice flowing if the lights go out.

There may an insurance credit by purchasing these
items. But don't be a dead hero, PLEASE.

As always, good luck,
Carlos in Lakewood

cbadeljr (anonymous profile)
May 10, 2009 at 12:42 p.m. (Suggest removal)

I'm looking for a complete list of companies and departments that assisted us - any ideas where to find one? Thanks!

maryanne (anonymous profile)
May 10, 2009 at 7:29 p.m. (Suggest removal)

A heartfelt thanks to Ray Ford and Paul Wellman and others whose names I don't remember (sorry!) for providing photographs that were not only artistic but informative. They helped me cope with being so far away and worrying.
I would like to keep several of them in my computer archives because they are so evocative of the wildfires that have beset my childhood home - and so beautiful. If that's possible, please let me know. My e-mail is skelley@hawaii.rr.com.
Yes, I'm a long way away. And yes, Hawaii like Santa B is an incredible place to live - with fires of its own, tho volcanic in origin - but Santa Barbara is my heart's home.

skelley (anonymous profile)
May 10, 2009 at 9:21 p.m. (Suggest removal)

JESUSITA FIRE FACTS

MONDAY, MAY 11, 2009
0700 (7:00 AM)
JESUSITA FIRE INFORMATION CALL CENTER

805-681-5197

(6:00 AM - 10:00 PM)

(Contact for current status of evacuations and road closures)
FIRE STATUS

-Acres burned: 8,733

-Current Containment: 70%

-Expected full containment: 05/13/09

-Damage assessment (in progress): 77 residences destroyed, 60 outbuildings destroyed, 22 residences damaged, 69 outbuildings damaged

-Residences threatened (various levels of threat with respect to location): 500

-Commercial properties threatened (various levels of threat with respect to location): 0

-Personnel currently assigned to the incident: 4,104

-Engines: 403

-Crews: 110

-Dozers: 21

-Water Tenders: 37

-Air Tankers: 9

-Helicopters: 13

-Firefighter injuries to date: 28

-Cause: Under investigation

-Tip line: 805-686-5074

-Estimated costs to date: 10.8 million dollars

continued next post....

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 11, 2009 at 8:32 a.m. (Suggest removal)

PUBLIC INFORMATION KIOSKS

SANTA BARBARA

Paseo Nuevo (State and De La Guerra)

Loreto Plaza (State and Las Positas)

Scolari's Food Co. (222 North Milpas)

Lazy Acres (302 Meigs Road)

MONTECITO

1400 Block of East Valley Road (Lower Village)

GOLETA

Starbucks (7030 Camino Real Marketplace)

INTERNET

City of Santa Barbara http://www.santabarbaraca.gov
County of Santa Barbara http://www.countyofsb.org
State of California http://fire.ca.gov/

TELEVISION

CityTV Channel 18
County of Santa Barbara TV Channel 20
KEYT-TV Channel 3
RADIO

FM: KCSB-91.9; KSYV-96.7; KTYD-99.9; KSBL-101.7; KRAZ-105.9
AM: KTMS-990; KZSB-1290; KUHL-1410; KINF-1440
Spanish language FM stations KSPE-94.5 and KIST-107.7

NEWSPAPER

Santa Barbara News Press http://www.newspress.com

Santa Barbara Independent http://independent.com

Basic Information
Incident Type Wildland Fire
Cause Under Investigation
Date of Origin Tuesday May 05th, 2009 aprox 01:30 PM
Location North West of Mission Cyn in Santa Barbara Co
Incident Commander Unified Command

Current Situation
Total Personnel 4,104
Size 8,733 acres
Percent Contained 70%
Estimated Containment Date Wednesday May 13th, 2009 aprox 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved Chaparral (6 Feet)

Fire Behavior No significant fire activity except for smoldering at higher elevations above the inversion.

Significant Events With the influence of the fog the fire continues to lay down. No significant fire growth. Some areas on the West side of the fire remain evacuated. Repopulation has occurred resulting in 90% of the evacuated area able to return home. Portions of HWY 192/Foothill Road are open to traffic and HWY 154 is open to traffic with no restrictions.

Outlook
Planned Actions Perimeter control, continue line improvement, line construction, mop-up and patrol structures, address spot fire West of HWY 154. Fire line suppression repair will continue.

Growth Potential Medium

Terrain Difficulty Extreme

Remarks CAL FIRE Incident Command Team 4 (Waterman) in unified command with D'Andrea, Schmitt, McElroy, and Wallace. Operational periods are 24-hour shifts. The number of structures reported, represents the continuing assessment of structures either damaged or destroyed. A full assessment is ongoing by the City and County of Santa Barbara and is anticipated to be completed this operational period.

Current Weather
Wind Conditions 3-5 / G8 mph SE
Temperature 68-82 degrees
Humidity 15-25%

http://inciweb.org/incident/1640/

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 11, 2009 at 8:33 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Maryanne

For a complete list of companies and depts. I 'd go to Google. Their list is extensive but random.

Perhaps a more direct approach would be to contact the Board of Supervisors, City Council and their respective Clerks. Also try Calfire and the Red Cross.

With our Mutual Aid program we get fire crews from all over. A complete list of volunteers including anonymous residents and pet-abodes is probably impossible to compile.

Would you kindly share your results with us ?

Be Blessed
Carlos in Lakewood

cbadeljr (anonymous profile)
May 11, 2009 at 8:42 a.m. (Suggest removal)

* Treating Victims with Respect *

One of our reporters ran across some folks who may have inadvertently offended some victims of this fire.

Sam Kornell says, "I've talked with residents of the areas affected by the Jesusita fire today, many of whom made a similar request -- now that most evacuation orders have been lifted, there is an understandable urge to drive into the hills to survey the burn areas: please respect the privacy of those residents whose homes did burn.

"Do not take pictures, and do not trespass on their property. For many Santa Barbarans the Jesusita fire was not a historical event, but rather a personal tragedy. Please respect their privacy."

webadmin (webadmin)
May 11, 2009 at 11:38 a.m. (Suggest removal)

http://inciweb.org/incident/1640/

Jesusita Fire Fact Sheet

May 11, 2009 at 1900 (7:00 P.M.)

Fire Status:

Acres burned: 8,733
Percent contained: 80%
Damage assessment to date: 78 homes destroyed, 22 homes damaged, 67 outbuildings destroyed and 69 outbuildings damaged. Damage assessment teams have been working in the field providing more accurate survey numbers.
Properties evacuated (mandatory evacuation orders): approximately 145 (affects approximately 362 people)
Residences threatened: 500
Commercial properties threatened: 0
Personnel on scene: 3,174
Engines: 262
Crews: 90
Air Tankers: 0
Helicopters: 0
Firefighter injuries to date: 28
Cause: Under investigation (Tip line - 805-686-5074)
Air quality warning remains in effect
Estimated costs to date: $12.2 million dollars
Expected containment: 5/13/09

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 11, 2009 at 7:18 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Outlook
Planned Actions Perimeter control, continue line improvement, mop-up and patrol structures, address spot fire West of HWY 154. Fire line suppression repair will continue. Infrared of spot fire results currently under review.

Growth Potential Medium

Terrain Difficulty Extreme

Remarks CAL FIRE Incident Command Team 4 (Waterman) in unified command with D'Andrea, Schmitt, McElroy, and McElwee. Operational periods are 24-hour shifts. The number of structures reported represents the continuing assessment of structures either damaged or destroyed. A full assessment was completed by the City of Santa Barbara. Due to limited access, the County of Santa Barbara's assessment is ongoing.

Current Weather
Wind Conditions 9-14 mph S
Temperature 67-79 degrees
Humidity 25-54%

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 11, 2009 at 7:20 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Looks like another calm night, thank goodness and 80% containment. good to have ppl home too. And our hearts go out to those who lost their homes. We are with you in spriit and send our deepest sympathy and care.

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 12, 2009 at 12:42 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Santa Barbara Signs & Graphics is handing out "Thank You Firefighters!" bumper stickers to the public in appreciation of the firefighters' continuing effort to contain the Jesusita Fire.

The bumper stickers may be picked up at the company's 3019 State Street location (just below De La Vina) during business hours, 8:30am to 5:30pm, Monday through Friday.

Up to five stickers may be picked up per person, and a 50 cent per sticker donation is requested for the local Red Cross.

fredb93117 (anonymous profile)
May 12, 2009 at 11:39 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Active Flare-ups reported on both the Upper Western flank & Northeastern Flank of the Jesusita Fire with winds at 15 to 25 mph

caution and hard work remain ahead.

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 12, 2009 at 6:17 p.m. (Suggest removal)

The Cal Fire Incident Management Team and Unified Command fire officials will host a Jesusita Fire Community meeting. 7 PM, Thursday, May 14

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 12, 2009 at 6:49 p.m. (Suggest removal)

I think this "webadmin" post should be a headline.
I think this is an important message and reminder.

thanks for the post "webadmin"!

* Treating Victims with Respect *

One of our reporters ran across some folks who may have inadvertently offended some victims of this fire.

Sam Kornell says, "I've talked with residents of the areas affected by the Jesusita fire today, many of whom made a similar request -- now that most evacuation orders have been lifted, there is an understandable urge to drive into the hills to survey the burn areas: please respect the privacy of those residents whose homes did burn.

"Do not take pictures, and do not trespass on their property. For many Santa Barbarans the Jesusita fire was not a historical event, but rather a personal tragedy. Please respect their privacy."

gotosantorini (anonymous profile)
May 12, 2009 at 9:26 p.m. (Suggest removal)

A girlfriend and I organized an acupuncture + massage area for the firefighters at Earl Warren all day Friday-Monday that we called the VIP Lounge. They were definitely taken care of. We told them that we were "expressing our community's gratitude with our hands and our hearts." We had four other people help out throughout the four days that we were there, morning to night. We treated 150+ people!! They told us that in the commissary, there were 5 tables of fresh, home-made baked goods that folks had left for them with thank you notes and cards, throughout. They said they felt like Santa Barbara treated them like rock stars!!

The organization we were representing is SBCHOP (Santa Barbara Community Health Outreach Project). If you know anyone who's a survivor of the Jesusita Fire -or- someone who's dealing with tragedy/catastrophic life changes right now -or- they deal with tragedy for a living, please direct them to www.sbchop.com . It's a community resource that's there for long-term care, to facilitate healing. We'll post pics on the site, soon.

KatieCleary (anonymous profile)
May 13, 2009 at 1:22 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Update Wednesday Morning

Current Situation
Total Personnel 3,014
Size 8,733 acres
Percent Contained 80%
Estimated Containment Date Wednesday May 20th, 2009 aprox 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved Chaparral (6 Feet)

Fire Behavior Some minor interior burning as winds picked-up during the night.

Significant Events No significant fire growth. Some areas on the West side of the fire remain evacuated.

Outlook
Planned Actions Perimeter control, continue line improvement, mop-up and patrol structures. Use infrared data to assist in locating and mopping-up hot spots.

Growth Potential Medium

Terrain Difficulty Extreme

Remarks CAL FIRE Incident Command Team 4 (Waterman) in unified command with D'Andrea, Schmitt, McElroy, and McElwee. Operational periods are 24-hour shifts. The number of structures reported represents the continuing assessment of structures either damaged or destroyed. Five residences were destroyed in the City of Santa Barbara. Due to limited access, the County of Santa Barbara's assessment is ongoing. The containment date has been changed due to the Red Flag Warning as well as extreme terrain limiting some fire access.

Current Weather
Wind Conditions 23-30 mph NE
Temperature 52-65 degrees
Humidity 20-30%

from the Incident Web Page on this Fire
http://inciweb.org/incident/1640/

CGerlach (anonymous profile)
May 13, 2009 at 9:20 a.m. (Suggest removal)

The official word as of 12pm today is the following:
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SBC-JIC Jesusita Fire 077
DATE: May 13, 2009
TIME:12:10pm

Jesusita Fire Evacuation and Warning Area Update

EFFECTIVE AT 10:00 AM the current mandatory evacuation orders in effect in the Painted Cave area have been downgraded to an evacuation warning. Residents only may return to their homes in the following areas:
• Painted Cave Road at HWY 154,
• Painted Cave Road to East Camino Cielo,
• East Camino Cielo to HWY 154,
• HWY 154 to Painted Cave Road.

The public is reminded that East Camino Cielo, east of Painted Cave, and all of Gibraltar Road remain within the mandatory evacuation order area and are closed except for emergency vehicle traffic.

The current evacuation warnings remain in effect for:
• The northern boundary remains at East Camino Cielo
• The southern boundary remains at Cathedral Oaks Road, Foothill Road (HWY 192), Stanwood Drive (HWY 192), Sycamore Canyon Road (HWY 192), East Valley Road (HWY192), to Hot Springs Road.
• The Western Boundary of the evacuation warning area will move from Patterson Ave/San Jose Creek to Old San Marcos Road, Old San Marcos to HWY 154 (this includes the Trout Club area). HWY 154 to East Camino Cielo.
• The Eastern Boundary remains at Hot Springs Road extending north to East Camino Cielo Road.

Trail Closures:
• Approximately 70% of the San Marcos Foothills Preserve land area suffered some form of fire damage and are closed to the public until further notice due to continuing fire fighting operations. We expect to have a habitat assessment team on site for a detailed analysis on Monday, May 18. Certain areas may be accessible after the assessment.
• The City and Forest Service have closed Jesusita Trail, Tunnel Road Trail, and Rattlesnake Canyon Trail to the public until further notice.
• San Antonio Creek Trail is open.
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webadmin (webadmin)
May 13, 2009 at 1:05 p.m. (Suggest removal)

More updates:

* Jesusita Fire American Red Cross Information Update *

-- UCSB Multi Activity Center is now on standby status
The Red Cross has placed the Emergency Shelter at the Multi Activity Center (aka Rec Center) on the UCSB Campus on standby status and it will be re-opened if future fire evacuation announcements warrant. Anyone currently in need of assistance should go to the Red Cross Service Center at 2101 State Street or call the American Red Cross, Santa Barbara County Chapter at (805) 687-1331.

* Red Cross Opens Service Center*
An American Red Cross Service Center has been opened in the Fellowship Hall of the First Congregational Church at 2101 State St (enter from Padre Street) to serve those most affected by the Jesusita Fire. It will be open during the following hours:
Wednesday, May 13 9 a.m. 5 p.m.
Thursday, May 14 9 a.m. 8 p.m.
Friday, May 15 9 a.m. 8 p.m.
Saturday, May 16 12 p.m. 8 p.m.
Sunday, May 17 12 p.m. 8 p.m.
Monday, May 18 9 a.m. 5 p.m.

The Service Center has trained Red Cross volunteers providing casework for the residents whose houses were destroyed or significantly damaged by the Jesusita Fire. In addition, mental health and health services volunteers are offering help to those who need it.

* Funds Needed for the Red Cross Relief Effort *
The American Red Cross, Santa Barbara County Chapter, seeks your help. Visit www.sbredcross.org to make a financial donation online.

[SBC-JIC Jesusita Fire 078
DATE: May 13, 2009
TIME: 1500 (3:00 P.M.)]

webadmin (webadmin)
May 13, 2009 at 3:27 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Fire Facts for Today:
---
* Jesusita Fire Fact Sheet as of May 14, 2009, 8:00am *

Fire Status:
• 8,733 acres burned
• 90% contained
• Damage assessment teams have been working in the field providing more accurate survey numbers. Assessment to date: 80 homes destroyed, 15 homes damaged; 79 outbuildings destroyed; 2 outbuildings damaged; 1 commercial property destroyed.
• Approximately 45 properties evacuated (mandatory evacuation orders); affects approx. 112 people
• Residences threatened 500; commercial properties threatened 0
• 2781 personnel on scene: 203 engines, 86 crews
• 1 air attack, and 7 helicopters
• 29 firefighter injuries to date
• Cause under investigation: Tip line 805-686-5074
• Air quality warning remains in effect
• Estimated costs to date $17 million
• Expected containment 5/20/09

JESUSITA FIRE EVACUATIONS:
The public is reminded that East Camino Cielo, east of Painted Cave, and all of Gibraltar Road remain within the mandatory evacuation order area and are closed except for emergency vehicle traffic.

The current evacuation warnings remain in effect for:
• The northern boundary remains at East Camino Cielo
• The southern boundary remains at Cathedral Oaks Road, Foothill Road (HWY 192), Stanwood Drive (HWY 192), Sycamore Canyon Road (HWY 192), East Valley Road (HWY192), to Hot Springs Road.
• The Western Boundary of the evacuation warning area will move from Patterson Ave/San Jose Creek to Old San Marcos Road, Old San Marcos to HWY 154 (this includes the Trout Club area). HWY 154 to East Camino Cielo.
• The Eastern Boundary remains at Hot Springs Road extending north to East Camino Cielo Road.

-- Trail Closures:
• Approximately 70% of the San Marcos Foothills Preserve land area suffered some form of fire damage and are closed to the public until further notice due to continuing fire fighting operations. We expect to have a habitat assessment team on site for a detailed analysis on Monday, May 18. Certain areas may be accessible after the assessment.
• The City and Forest Service have closed Jesusita Trail, Tunnel Road Trail, and Rattlesnake Canyon Trail to the public until further notice.
• San Antonio Creek Trail is open.

-- Road Closures:
• Road Closure Hotline 805-568-3006
www.countyofsb.org/pwd/roads/closure.htm

-- UCSB Multi Activity Center is now on standby status
The Red Cross has placed the Emergency Shelter at the Multi Activity Center (aka Rec Center) on the UCSB Campus on standby status and it will be re-opened if future fire evacuation announcements warrant. Anyone currently in need of assistance should go to the Red Cross Service Center at 2101 State Street or call the American Red Cross, Santa Barbara County Chapter at (805) 687-1331.

(continued)...

webadmin (webadmin)
May 14, 2009 at 8:29 a.m. (Suggest removal)

[today's Fire Facts, continued...]

-- Red Cross Opens Service Center
An American Red Cross Service Center has been opened in the Fellowship Hall of the First Congregational Church at 2101 State St (enter from Padre Street) to serve those most affected by the Jesusita Fire. It will be open during the following hours:
Wednesday, May 13 9 a.m. 5 p.m.
Thursday, May 14 9 a.m. 8 p.m.
Friday, May 15 9 a.m. 8 p.m.
Saturday, May 16 12 p.m. 8 p.m.
Sunday, May 17 12 p.m. 8 p.m.
Monday, May 18 9 a.m. 5 p.m.

The Service Center has trained Red Cross volunteers providing casework for the residents whose houses were destroyed or significantly damaged by the Jesusita Fire. In addition, mental health and health services volunteers are offering help to those who need it.

-- Key Phone Numbers:
• County Jesusita Fire Call Center 805-681-5197
• Evacuation Shelter (Red Cross) 687-1331
• Animal Services Hotline 805-681-4332

Everyone is advised to conserve water.

-- Animal Shelter Locations:
• Large animals: Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real Santa Barbara
• Small animals: Call the Animal Services Hotline - 805-681-4332

-- The Internet:
• City of Santa Barbara website at www.SantaBarbaraCA.gov
• County of Santa Barbara website at www.CountyofSB.org.
• Montecito Fire Department at www.montecitofire.com/jesusitarecover...

-- Television:
• CityTV Channel 18
• County of Santa Barbara TV Channel 20
• KEYT-TV Channel 3

Radio Stations:
• FM: KCSB-91.9; KSYV-96.7; KTYD-99.9; KSBL-101.7; KRAZ-105.9
• AM: KTMS-990; KZSB-1290; KUHL-1410; KINF-1440
• Spanish language FM stations KSPE-94.5 and KIST-107.7
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webadmin (webadmin)
May 14, 2009 at 8:30 a.m. (Suggest removal)

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