PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Thursday, October 30, 2014

IV Halloween

- Increased Staffing/Halloween -

SANTA BARBARA, Ca. November 30, 2014 – A crowd estimated to be in the range of 30,000 people is expected this weekend for Halloween in Isla Vista.

In anticipation of the Isla Vista Halloween street party, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department will increase its staffing level by 25 personnel. The increased staffing level will include the following additional resources: two chief officers, two group supervisors, two engines, two rescue ambulances, one mobile medical team, two medical foot teams, three arson investigators, and one public information officer. This increased staffing pattern will be reevaluated throughout the weekend.

A temporary trauma tent will be set up to treat patients and additional rescue ambulances will be available to transport patients to the hospital.

Contact Information:
Captain David Sadecki
Information Officer
Office 805.681-5531
Cell 805.689-0599
News Line 805.681-5546
Twitter @SBCFireInfo

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