SERVING THE SANTA BARBARA MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES OF PAINTED CAVE AND EAST CAMINO CIELO

  The Mountain Ember Team's mission is to promote the safety and well-being of our community through disaster preparation and education.  

Today's Fire Danger

To learn more about fire danger ratings click here.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

Ways to Get Involved

There are many ways you can help the Mountain Ember Team (MET) in preparing our community for a wildfire. 

  • Community Defense Team

  • Vegetation Management (Brush Clearing, Burning, Chipping, Weed Whipping, Environmental Monitoring)

  • Board of Directors

  • Fundraising and Administrative Work

  • Evacuation Preparedness and Planning

  • Water Systems Improvements

  • Community Education and Communications

  • Assistance for Individual Home Hardening and Defensible Space

  • Equipment Logistics and Maintenance

As of May 18, 2020 SB Co. HIGH FIRE SEASON has officially begun. Be vigilant about fire safety!

COVID-19 Volunteer Resources. Learn more

 
 

Ways to Donate!

Your generous donations help fund all of the critical activities listed throughout the site. To send a donation using PayPal simply click the button below and enter the amount you would like to donate.  

All donations are tax-deducible.
501(c)3 non-profit   EIN: 83-4221595

Cash and check donations can be mailed to:

Mountain Ember Team

c/o David Dellinger, MET Treasurer

4865 Lookout Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105

GET EMERGENCY ALERTS SENT TO YOUR PHONE

Stay Informed on What's Impacting the Painted Cave Area with the In•Telligent App

We are committed to your safety. As part of our desire to keep you as safe and informed as possible, we have partnered with In•telligent so we can send critical alerts regarding what's impacting our neighborhood. 

Download the In•Telligent App:

1. Text EMBER to 833-369-3800, or

2. Download the In-telligent app to your smart phone.

3. Complete the simple registration process, search for Mountain Ember Team, and then hit Connect! 

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Need help?  Click here for further instructions or learn more about In•Telligent on their website

Got Equipment?

Got extra equipment collecting dust in your shed? If it's in working condition and you'd like to donate it to the Mountain Ember Team contact Nic Proctor, MET Logistics. 

 

Equipment Needs: 

  • Weed Whippers and String

  • Chainsaws and Fuel

  • Water Storage Units

  • Fire Hose, Nozzles, and Couplings

  • Handtools

LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST: FULL FOREST CLOSURE IS EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. CLICK FOR MORE INFO 

Highway 154 is open, East Camino Cielo is temporarily closed, West Camino Cielo Rd is temporarily closed. 

SUPPORT THE MET USING:

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Set your Amazon Smile account to the Mountain Ember Team and Amazon will send 0.5% of eligible smile.amazon.com purchases to the MET. 

Join the Discussion on the MET Community Forum

This forum is a place to share news and information pertaining to Painted Cave and East Camino Cielo. Feel free to start a new post or join an existing conversation. 

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