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Millions raised from Cal Fire fee going unspent


As fires have burned hundreds of thousands of acres in California this year, the state has kept millions of dollars raised from a controversial fee sitting in a fire prevention account. [Sac Bee] In June 2011, lawmakers approved legislation requiring... (Continue reading)

Propane tanks explode in Paso Robles fire


A fire broke out in rural Paso Robles Monday night in the 1700 block of Geneseo Road, and when firefighters arrived, they found propane bottles exploding. The blaze destroyed a 1500 square foot garage or shop and power lines were... (Continue reading)

Fire sparks at Los Osos restaurant prior to opening


A fire broke out inside the kitchen of a Los Osos restaurant that has yet to open. [KSBY] Cal Fire responded to the 2000 block of 10th Street shortly after 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday. Firefighters found two large cooking pots... (Continue reading)

Fire sparks at Lopez Lake

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Cal Fire crews responded to a wildfire at Lopez Lake in San Luis Obispo County Sunday afternoon, according to Cal Fire. Shortly after 4:30 p.m., an approximately three acre fire was reported burning at the Arboleda Picnic area. No structures... (Continue reading)

This vehicle is suspected of sparking Cuesta Fire


Cal Fire has released a photo of a truck that is suspected of causing the Cuesta Fire. The photo, which was taken in an Arroyo Grande parking lot, shows a white pickup truck with an RV and a Volkswagen Beetle... (Continue reading)

Firefighter injured, building destroyed in Cuesta Fire

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UPDATE 10 a.m.: The Cuesta fire remains at 3,500 acres and is 70 percent contained. ORIGINAL: A firefighter was injured this week while fighting the Cuesta Fire which continues to burn south of Santa Margarita. The firefighter fell while battling... (Continue reading)

Fire delays Santa Margarita Elementary School opening day

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Classes at Santa Margarita Elementary School will not start on Wednesday as previously planned, the Atascadero Unified School District announced Tuesday. Approximately 1,000 firefighters are battling a blaze burning on the southwest side of the town. The last estimate, on... (Continue reading)

Cal Fire quickly stops Santa Margarita wildfire

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Cal Fire crews quickly stopped the spread of a 5-acre grass fire Sunday afternoon on West Pozo Road about one mile east of the Santa Margarita cemetery. Shortly after noon, five engines and one aircraft responded to the blaze. In less then... (Continue reading)

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


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)

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