Tuesday evacuations ordered for Santa Barbara foothills

Mar 19, 2018

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office issued mandatory evacuation orders for areas burned in Thomas, Whittier and Sherpa wildfires.

County emergency officials say rainfall is expected to exceed their threshold of half-an-inch per hour in the coming storm this week. The evacuations are effective as of noon Tuesday, March 19. Visit ReadySBC.org for more information.