Alisal Fire Update


This morning we woke up to the Alisal Fire burning 6,000 acres in Santa Barbara County. At the time of writing, the fire the Alisal Fire stands at a 0% containment with an estimate of 8,000 acres burning. Evacuation orders and warnings remain in place. Fire can spread quickly, do not hesitate if you are in the path of any of the fires, you will need to evacuate.

Due to the Alisal Fire, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department has issued the following:

Evacuation order for Arroyo Hondo Canyon, Refugio Canyon, and the area between El Capitan Beach State Park and West Camino Cielo.  Please leave the area immediately.

Evacuation earning for the area east of El Capitan Beach State Park, west of Dos Pueblos Canyon Rd, and south of West Camino Cielo.

Additional evacuation earning for the area east of Calle Mariposa Reina, west of Arroyo Hondo, and south of W Camino Cielo. Be prepared to leave at a moment’s notice.

Highway 101 is closed between Highway 1 and Winchester Canyon Road/Cathedral Oaks in both directions. Highway 154 remains open.

Click here to access the Interactive Evacuation Map.

Evacuation Center:

An Evacuation Center is established at the Dos Pueblos High School upper parking lot at 7266 Alameda Ave, Goleta, CA 93117.  Evacuees can go to this location to get information from personnel on site.

For Large Animals:

Earl Warren Showgrounds has been established as an evacuation center for large animals.  For animal evacuation assistance, call 805-681-4332.

If you have any questions, contact my office at (805) 965-0862.