819 Cacique St
Santa Barbara,CA 93103
Santa Barbara City Fire Station 2 at 819 E. Cacique was built in 1992 and was first occupied in January 1993. The Station was moved from its former location on 701 E.Haley Street. Station 2, the busiest house in the City. The station serves a very diverse group of customers, from Santa Barbara's homeless shelter to the wealthiest neighborhoods. In addition it serves the major industrial area, the railroad, a portion of Highway 101, a large Spanish speaking population, and a large portion of Santa Barbara's tourist population in the waterfront area.
Engine 2 is a 2006 Spartan HiTech engine staffed by a Captain, Engineer, and a Firefighter. The HazMat Team is quartered at Station 2 and all assigned personnel are HazMat Specialist trained. HazMat 1 is a 2003 Spartan Super Vac apparatus with a command module, stadium lighting, and bottle filling capabilities. HazMat 1 is multi-functional and responds as an air and light unit to major incidents.
Station 2's area is nicknamed "The Jungle" because of the volume and complexity of the responses in the district. "Pride, Protection, & Prevention", the department's motto, is exemplified by the Firefighters of Station 2.
By Fire Captain Franc Chacon 2B