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Alisal Fire

Unit Information

Los Padres National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1980 Old Mission Drive
Solvang, CA 93464

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Incident Contact

Los Padrers National Forest Supervisor's Office
Phone: 805-448-6487

Evacuation Order Issued | October 23, 2021

Alisal Fire Wildfire
Announcements – 10/23/2021

Evacuation Warning Upgraded to Evacuation Order for Parts of the Alisal Fire Burn Area

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office has issued an EVACUATION ORDER due to an incoming storm Sunday night (October 24) through Monday morning (October 25) with the potential to produce a debris flow. This Order is effective Sunday, October 24 at 12:00 PM (noon) and applies to the following areas in and around the Alisal Fire burn scar: west of Las Flores Canyon, east of Mariposa Reina, south of West Camino Cielo, and down to the ocean. Please evacuate the area by 12:00 PM noon tomorrow Sunday. An Evacuation Center will be opened tomorrow Sunday (exact time to be determined) at the SBCC Wake Center located at 300 N. Turnpike Road, Santa Barbara 93111. For animal evacuation assistance, call the Animal Services Hotline at 805-681-4332. After normal business hours, call the Sheriff’s non-emergency dispatch line 805-683-2724 and ask to speak with on-call Animal Control Officer.

Access the County Public Work Department’s real-time rain and debris basin monitoring cameras here.

Santa Barbara County, in partnership with the National Weather Service, is closely monitoring the incoming storm. County Officials are working closely with the United States Forest Service Burn Area Emergency Response (BAER) Team, the CAL Fire Watershed Emergency Response Team (WERT), and local agencies to further assess the potential risks for debris flows. Residents are encouraged to prepare for potential storm impacts.

VIDEO: Alisal Burn Area Flood Preparation