Tag archives: Jackie Jenkins

By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   December 26, 2019

On Tuesday, December 10, the Montecito Fire Protection District marked the retirement of Communications Coordinator Jackie Jenkins, who served MFPD for 21 years. Jenkins began in Public Safety on April 1, 1980, at California State Parks, Pt. Mugu as an YCC Crew Member. At the same agency, Jackie continued as lifeguard and seasonal Ranger until […]

Who Floats a Boat?
By J'Amy Brown   |   June 13, 2019

Q: Months ago, a number of vessels washed ashore on Montecito beaches, and there they still sit. Who’s responsible for ridding our beach of this gnarly debris?  A. Wouldn’t it be grand if beached boats could just be stuffed into glass bottles? Well, no such luck! It seems, unless it’s toxic or dangerous, there aren’t […]

MFPD Personnel Honored
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   May 31, 2018

At a special board meeting on Tuesday, May 29, the Montecito Fire Protection District Board of Directors recognized every one of its employees for their performance during the Thomas Fire and subsequent mudflow. The firefighters and support staff, who helped navigate the successful rescue of 800+ community members following the mudflow event, were on-duty nearly […]

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   April 12, 2018

Montecito Fire Protection District would like to acknowledge and thank its dispatchers for their dedication, hard work, and expert skills. “They truly are heroes who provided extraordinary service during the Thomas Fire and January 9 debris flow events,” said MFPD rep Jackie Jenkins.  The Montecito Fire Communications Division (South Coast Dispatch) serves the community with […]