Santa Barbara County Fire Department

SBC in the News - Tonight at 8 PM on NBC's Dateline. Watch the harrowing story of a mother and her two young daughters trapped in a car hanging precariously off a 100' bridge on Highway 101 last year near Buellton. 

The episode, titled "Trapped" tells the story of the Jan. 12, 2012 fatal accident and safe rescue by SBC firefighters that took nearly two hours. 

This image, taken by Mike Eliason, was chosen among 30 thousand still photos as one of the top 6 single image news photos taken last year, by the National Press Photographers Association. It shows SBC Firefighter/Paramedic Greg Nuckols and others in the struggle to free driver Kelli Groves after her two daughters have been extricated.