Tuesday, February 28 , 2017, 12:42 am | Fair 49º


Local News

Errant Delivery Truck Damages Montecito Storefront

Firefighters were dispatched Thursday afternoon after receiving a call reporting a delivery truck had backed into a Montecito clothing store, putting the stability of the building's roof into question.

A call reporting a single vehicle had backed into a location at Dressed and Ready, 1253 Coast Village, Suite 205, came into dispatch at 4:08 p.m., according to Battalion Chief Mike DePonce of the Santa Barbara City Fire Department.

"A delivery truck hit one of the beams of the roof line that was exposed," he said, and the impact moved the beam four inches from its original location.

Firefighters on scene felt that the building was structurally sound and the business stayed open, but a building inspector has been called out to the scene to confirm the structural integrity of the building, he said.

No injuries were reported, and DePonce said there was minimal damage to the truck at the scene.

Noozhawk staff writer Lara Cooper can be reached at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Follow Noozhawk on Twitter: @noozhawk, @NoozhawkNews and @NoozhawkBiz. Connect with Noozhawk on Facebook.

Support Noozhawk Today

You are an important ally in our mission to deliver clear, objective, high-quality professional news reporting for Santa Barbara, Goleta and the rest of Santa Barbara County. Join the Hawks Club today to help keep Noozhawk soaring.

We offer four membership levels: $5 a month, $10 a month, $25 a month or $1 a week. Payments can be made through PayPal below, or click here for information on recurring credit-card payments.

Thank you for your vital support.

Daily Noozhawk

Subscribe to Noozhawk's A.M. Report, our free e-Bulletin sent out every day at 4:15 a.m. with Noozhawk's top stories, hand-picked by the editors.

Sign Up Now >