Santa Barbara County Fire Department

Geographic Area:
Southern California
Santa Barbara County Fire Department
Map Location:
Santa Ynez, CA
Map Location Number:
Make & Model:
Note: Photo may be only a representation of the available helicopter and is not necessarily a photo of the actual helicopter
1-Bell (UH-1H) Restricted

Photo of Bell Helicopter
Recovery Device or Method:
FM Radio Programmable:
Ordering Procedure:

CAL FIRE: Units place order to the GACC and GACC can go direct to Santa Barbara Co ECC.
Federal: Units place order to the GACC.

Administrative Information:

Federal: GACC can use the Los Padres NF Agreement to hire the helicopter(s).


Must have prior approval to leave the Unit except on initial attack fires with local neighbors. Rescue is a priority, but agency will not let the helicopter be on standby for Fire/Rescue.

This page was last modified on February 14, 2020