Local emergency services departments sending more aid to Ventura fires
–On Saturday, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office received a request to redeploy resources for mutual aid assistance to Ventura County.
The sheriff’s office along with law enforcement agencies from across San Luis Obispo County, are responding to assist with the growing Woolsey and Hill wildfires.
Due to the change of the fire’s behavior, a total of 27 law enforcement personnel from the county are now being deployed to assist Ventura County with evacuations in the area. The sheriff’s office has deployed 17 deputies. Additionally, the Pismo Beach Police Department, San Luis Obispo Police Department, Arroyo Grande Police Department, Cal Poly University Police, and Cuesta College Police are each sending two police officers from their respective agencies.
The sheriff’s office will continue to coordinate resources with other local law enforcement agencies to provide further personnel to Ventura County if additional resources are requested.