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Montecito Fire Welcomes New Battalion Chief
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   November 7, 2019

Montecito Fire Department welcomes new Battalion Chief, David Neels. “We are very excited to transition Chief Neels into our already excellent management team and look forward to drawing from his depth of knowledge as an emergency response professional,” said Montecito Fire Chief Kevin Taylor.  Chief Neels began his career in 1998 with the Santa Barbara County […]

Alex Broumand, Firefighter and Paramedic
By Beverlye Fead   |   November 15, 2018

Alex, a younger Robert De Niro lookalike, was born 51 years ago in Queens, New York, in August 1967. He moved to Santa Barbara in 1970 with his parents and that’s where he grew up. His father owned an antique shop on Coast Village Road, and his mother worked at Churchill Jewelers on State Street. […]