2018 Press Releases

Los equipos continúan los esfuerzos de búsqueda y rescate en las áreas de flujos de escombros. Los equipos continúan revisando a los edificios y flujos de escombros para víctimas atrapadas.

Barring weather conditions and unforeseen circumstances, it is anticipated that most major utilities as well as County roads will be back in service in the areas of Montecito outside the areas impacted by the flood and debris flow.

District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that with the engagement of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) assistance there now exists the possibility of additional scams.

Ocean water samples taken on Tuesday, January 16, were tested for bacteria levels on Wednesday, January 17. Test results reveal that levels of bacteria do exceed standard levels in ocean water at some beaches.

Crews continued with search and recovery within the debris flow areas. Crews continue searching buildings and debris flows for trapped victims.

Los grupos de trabajo continúan en la búsqueda flujos de escombros. Los grupos de trabajo continúan en la búsqueda de víctimas atrapadas en edificios y flujos de escombros.

Las muestras de aguas oceánicas obtenidas el martes 16 de enero se analizaron para determinar los niveles de bacterias el miércoles 17 de enero.

Beginning January 17, 2018, the County of Santa Barbara, in cooperation with local, state and federal emergency agencies, opened a Local Recovery and Assistance Center for victims of the Thomas Fire and January Storm incident. 

A partir del 17 de enero del 2018, el Condado de Santa Bárbara, en cooperación con agencias de emergencia locales, estatales y federales, abrieron un Centro Local de Recuperación y Asistencia para las víctimas de los incidentes Thomas Fire y la Tormenta de enero.

District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that the Jury Trial of People v. Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. will begin on February 5, 2018, in Department 1 of the Santa Barbara Superior Court.