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Chimney Fire grows, containment stagnates

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Powered by hot temperatures and gusting winds, the Chimney Fire burned another three houses Wednesday, increasing the total number of homes destroyed by the blaze to 48. Between Wednesday morning and Thursday morning, the fire burned nearly an additional 3,000... (Continue reading)

Chimney Fire burns 52 structures, video

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  The Chimney fire has burned 37,101 and is currently threatening several gated communities in the Nacimiento Lake area. The fire remains 35 percent contained. Late Monday afternoon, wind gusts of up to 20 mph pushed the fire northeast towards... (Continue reading)

Chimney Fire incident map

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The Chimney fire has burned 24,096 acres and is currently moving in a northwest direction. The fire remains 35 percent contained. Cal Fire released a current map of the area near Lake Nacimiento that has burned.... (Continue reading)

Chimney fire burns 11,999 acres

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With strong winds on Thursday, the Chimney Fire near Nacimiento Lake grew to 11,999 acres and is 33 percent contained, according to Cal Fire. While the fire continues to burn in inaccessible rugged terrain, it is currently burning in a... (Continue reading)

Chimney Fire burns 30 SLO County homes

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Following a destructive day, the Chimney Fire scorching North County near Lake Nacimiento has destroyed 30 homes. The blaze has also burned 10 outbuilding-type structures and damaged six other structures, according to Cal Fire. As of Wednesday morning, the Chimney... (Continue reading)

Man arrested for starting devastating California wildfire

Damin Anthony Pashilk

Authorities have arrested a Northern California man for starting the Clayton Fire, which has burned 4,000 acres and more than 175 structures in Lake County. The alleged arsonist is also accused of starting numerous other fires in the Northern California... (Continue reading)

Fire destroys Paso Robles mobile home

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A fire destroyed a Paso Robles mobile home on the 3600 block of Creston Road early Monday morning. Cal Fire responded to the blaze with the Paso Robles and Templeton firefighters providing assistance. The fire was contained around 4 a.m.,... (Continue reading)

SLO County fires burn mobile homes and firefighter facility

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An early morning fire near Camp San Luis Obispo and an afternoon fire in Atascadero resulted in the destruction of a firefighter training facility and a mobile home on Thursday. Additionally, a vehicle and firefighting equipment were destroyed; a second... (Continue reading)

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)



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