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Vandenberg Air Force Base fire delays rocket launch

Vandenberg Fire

Smoke from the #CanyonFire behind, Space Launch Complex-3 on Vandenberg AFB Sunday. Inside is the Atlas V rocket. pic.twitter.com/1Zk5EJipha — SBCFireInfo (@EliasonMike) September 19, 2016 A brush fire broke out Saturday at the southern end of Vandenberg Air Force Base.... (Continue reading)

Female arsonist arrested for North County fires

Devorah Collins

A 58-year-old Bradley woman is charged with starting multiple fire in the Nacimiento Lake Drive area in North San Luis Obispo County. However, investigators ruled out that Devorah Collins had any involvement in the cause of the 46,000-acre Chimney Fire.... (Continue reading)

Plane makes emergency landing in Pozo

SLO Airport

A pilot escaped uninjured after making an emergency landing Monday in Pozo. The plane landed on an abandoned private dirt runway. [KSBY] Around 10:30 a.m., a single-engine, four-seater Mooney took off from San Luis Obispo airport. The pilot began experiencing... (Continue reading)

Chimney Fire approaching full containment

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After burning for nearly a month, the Chimney Fire in northern San Luis Obispo County and southern Monterey County is approaching full containment. The Chimney Fire is 97 percent contained, as of Monday morning, and fire officials expect to achieve... (Continue reading)

Firefighter injured in new blaze near Lake Nacimiento

Hill Fire

A firefighter suffered burns and was airlifted to a hospital Wednesday while battling a new blaze that broke out near Lake Nacimiento. The firefighter’s condition is currently unclear. [KCOY] At 1:25 p.m., firefighters responded to a fire burning east of... (Continue reading)

Chimney Fire grows slightly, map

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The Chimney Fire has burned nearly 46,000 acres and is 61 percent contained, according to Cal Fire. A total of 49 homes and 21 outbuildings have been destroyed by the fire. Only 865 structures are currently threatened. The Chimney fire... (Continue reading)

Woman driving high and on a flat sparks California wildfires

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A woman driving under the influence of drugs sparked several fires in Northern California Sunday afternoon, according to Cal Fire.  The fires burned about 450 acres of vegetation in Calaveras County, as well as the woman’s vehicle. CHP officers arrested... (Continue reading)

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

Chimney Fire map

  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

Chimney Fire map

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)



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