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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)

Santa Margarita fire burns three homes

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Update 10 p.m. Approximately 500 people have been been evacuated from homes in the Park Hill’s Road area of rural Santa Margarita. Two structures have been completely destroyed. At this time, the fire continues to move east with no containment,... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles apartment catches fire

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A kitchen fire broke out Friday morning in a Paso Robles apartment, prompting firefighters from three agencies to respond. Shortly after 10 a.m., Paso Robles firefighters arrived at the two story apartment building on 1203 Alamo Creek. Firefighters from the... (Continue reading)

House catches fire near Cal Poly

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A fire broke out Monday evening at a home one block away from the entrance to Cal Poly. San Luis Obispo firefighters and Cal Fire responded to and extinguished the house fire at the corner of Slack Street and Graves... (Continue reading)

Fire burns 76 acres near SLO County line

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A grassfire has spread across at least 76 acres of northwestern Kern County. The fire started at 3:46 p.m. Monday, according to Cal Fire. The blaze is situated in the Cottonwood Pass area near Highway 41 and close to the... (Continue reading)

Is Diablo desal SLO County’s next water source?

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The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors is slated to approve an agreement Tuesday that, in emergency situations, will allow the county’s branch of Cal Fire to purchase desalinated water from Diablo Canyon Power Plant. Pacific Gas & Electric... (Continue reading)



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