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Los Osos Cal Fire captain arrested for insurance fraud

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A Morro Bay man who works as a captain for Cal Fire was arrested along with his brother last week on multiple felony counts of insurance fraud. An investigation by the California Department of Insurance led to the arrest of... (Continue reading)

Rodent killer sparks SLO brush fire

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A homemade device that kills rodents caused a brush fire that broke out Sunday afternoon on the outskirts of San Luis Obispo. [KSBY] Cal Fire crews responded to the blaze at Laureate Lane and O’Connor Way around 12:30 p.m. The... (Continue reading)

Marijuana grow caused Deer Fire

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An illegal marijuana grow caused the Deer Fire that burned 150 acres southwest of Lake Nacimiento over the weekend, according to Cal Fire. The fire was 75 percent contained, as of Sunday morning, and firefighters were mopping up hot spots.... (Continue reading)

Wildfire burns 140 acre near Lake Nacimiento

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A wildfire that erupted southwest of Lake Nacimiento on Friday has burned 140 acres. The Deer Fire broke out at about 12:30 p.m. in a difficult to access area. No structures have been threatened. On Friday evening, one firefighter suffered... (Continue reading)

Big rig flips, falls into Arroyo Grande ditch

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A semi-truck hauling two trailers packed with hay landed in an Arroyo Grande drainage ditch Tuesday night after flipping over and falling down a 20-foot embankment. [KSBY] The driver managed to extricate himself, even though the truck was wedged into... (Continue reading)

Tree falls on firefighter from SLO County

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A firefighter who resides in San Luis Obispo County suffered major injuries, including broken vertebrae, after a tree fell on him in Eastern Tulare County. Damien Pereira, 25, was mopping up a small wildland fire around 6:30 p.m. Friday when... (Continue reading)

Grass fire at Topaz Solar Farm

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A grass fire at the Topaz Solar Farm in San Luis Obispo County burned three acres on Wednesday afternoon, according to Cal Fire. Shortly after 2:30 p.m., Cal Fire responded to reports of a one acre grass fire that was... (Continue reading)

Fire burns 320 acres near Lompoc

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A wildfire erupted in the hills near Lompoc on Monday and burned 320 acres. [KEYT] The fire broke out just before 1:30 p.m. in the Mission Hills area north of Lompoc. The blaze threatened the La Purisima Mission, but it... (Continue reading)

Park Hill Fire destroyed 16 structures, 9 vehicles

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The 1,800 acres Park Hill Fire destroyed two homes, four mobile homes, two RVs used as primary residence, 10 outbuildings and seven vehicles including one boat and trailer. PG&E continues to repair burned poles and lines. Current cost estimate for... (Continue reading)

Park Hill Fire grows to 1,800 acres

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Update Sunday at 3:45 p.m. The Park Hill Fire is 50 percent contained at 1,800 acres. The fire is no longer spreading forward. Cal Fire reports that one civilian was injured, but is providing no further information about the injuries... (Continue reading)



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