The response drill, one in a series of ongoing exercises designed to test both the county’s and local businesses’ emergency response plans, will focus on the county’s hazardous materials, emergency operations and multi-casualty emergency services response plans, as well as ExxonMobil’s response plans.
The drill will take place from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Thursday. This exercise will include deployment of Santa Barbara County Emergency Response personnel and their equipment; exercise activity may be visible from Highway 101 or Calle Real in the vicinity of El Capitan and Refugio Beach State Parks.
This is only an exercise and no action is required.
For more information regarding the response exercise specifically, please contact Elsa Arndt, Office of Emergency Management, at (805) 681-5524.
Additional Contact Information:
Terri Maus-Nisich, Assistant CEO & EOC PIO (805)568-3404