Released: January 9, 2018 - Tuesday, 12:07 PM

Santa Barbara County Mutual Aid Request

Contact: Tony CipollaPhone: (805) 781-4547Date and time of incident: 1-9-18Place of Occurrence: Santa Barbara County areaVictim Information: N/ASuspect Information: N/AOn 1-9-18, the State Office of Emergency Services contacted the Sheriff's Office in regards to providing mutual aid to Santa Barbara County for assistance in dealing with the numerous mudslides occurring in that county.
We are currently sending approximately 40 members from our agency and allied agencies throughout the county, as well as the Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team. Many of those members have already arrived on scene and are responding to the incident. The Sheriff's Office is coordinating with our allied agencies to provide further resources to Santa Barbara County if additional requests come in from the State Office of Emergency Services.