Approximately 95% of all wildfires in California are caused by human activity
That is why fire agencies need the public’s help to prevent them. Whether it’s ensuring a campfire or landscape debris burn of leaves and branches is completely extinguished, or keeping a vehicle well maintained to prevent sparks, following just a few simple steps can help prevent wildfires.
Help prevent wildfires by learning how to properly:
The Santa Barbara County Fire Safe Council has staff to help support communities interested in becoming certified in the Firewise USA program. Learn more about the program and the benefits it provides in this short video highlighting our local community. Click HERE to view the video created by Ethan Turpin from the Burn Cycle Project.