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Man rescued from Pirate’s Cove cliff

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Emergency personnel rescued one of two people who were reportedly stuck on a cliff at Pirate’s Cove Sunday evening. Rescue workers called off the search for the second person, who is believed not to exist. Around 5 p.m., Cal Fire... (Continue reading)

Sherpa Fire burns 7,648 acres, 45% contained

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The Sherpa Fire in Santa Barbara County is 45 percent contained at 7,648 acres. On Friday night, a lack of “sundowner” winds helped firefighters increase containment. Nevertheless, firefighters worry that the “sundowner” winds, which rush down the mountains in 40... (Continue reading)

Fire burns 1,200 acres near Gaviota, videos

A fire has burned about 1,200 acres in Santa Barbara County canyons near the Gaviota coast. Overnight, the blaze was threatening homes and an Exxon Mobil refinery. About 3:21 p.m., the blaze, which authorities call the Sherpa Fire, broke out... (Continue reading)

Fifteen vehicles blaze at Paso Robles salvage yard

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A salvage yard fire near Paso Robles burned 15 vehicles Monday evening, according to Cal Fire. At about 5:30 p.m., Cal Fire and Paso Robles firefighters responded to a salvage yard near Wellsona Road and Highway 101 where they discovered... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles family loses home to fire, but reclaims wedding ring

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A UPS truck struck a power line in Paso Robles, sparking a fire that burned down a home on Wednesday. A wedding ring disappeared in the blaze, but a San Miguel firefighter found the ring and returned it to its... (Continue reading)

Highway 46 crash injures two people

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An ambulance transported two people to a hospital Sunday afternoon following a head-on collision in northeastern San Luis Obispo County. The crash occurred on Highway 46 at Jack Ranch, according to Cal Fire. Officials have not disclosed the extent of... (Continue reading)

Numerous fires break out on Central Coast

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At least seven fires broke out on the Central Coast over the weekend, five of which occurred in San Luis Obispo County. On Sunday alone, three fires broke out in SLO County, a 3,800-acre blaze ignited in Monterey County and... (Continue reading)

Fire at Cold Canyon landfill

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Firefighters from multiple agencies responded to a fire at the materials recycling center at Cold Canyon Landfill in San Luis Obispo County on Friday evening. At about 7:30 p.m., Cal Fire sent emergency crews to the landfill. The 20,000 square... (Continue reading)

Arson confirmed in Nipomo farm worker housing fire

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An arsonist set the fire that destroyed a home being built to house farm workers in Nipomo, according to a press release from cal Fire. On April 6 shortly before midnight, Cal Fire received a report of a fire on... (Continue reading)

Mortar round sparked Camp Roberts fire

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A 60 millimeter mortar illumination round sparked the Camp Roberts fire that has burned 3,800 acres. Military personnel fire mortar illumination rounds in order to light up a battlefield. At about 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, the mortar illumination round was... (Continue reading)



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