Articles Tagged With ‘Five Cities Fire Authority’

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House fire in Arroyo Grande


Correction: Early reports from several sources witnessing the fire from a neighboring home that the fire was a home on Garden Street or Nelson Street were incorrect. A fire started in a backyard shed on Whiteley Street and spread to... (Continue reading)

Fire destroys Oceano casino


The Oceana Casino on Front Street caught fire and nearly burned to the ground Wednesday afternoon. People playing cards inside the casino escaped, but the building was destroyed in the blaze. Five Cities firefighters Cal Fire and San Luis Obispo... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach man allegedly killed his roommate, then torched apartment


A Grover Beach man murder his roommate and then set fire to their apartment on Monday, according to police. A short time later, officers tracked down and arrested the alleged killer in San Luis Obispo. At around 6:20 a.m., Grover... (Continue reading)

Person killed in suspicious Grover Beach house fire


A person died in a Grover Beach house fire that investigators have deemed suspicious. Multiple law enforcement agencies are investigating the death. Around 6:20 a.m. Monday, the Grover Beach dispatch center received a report of a fire at a home... (Continue reading)

Fire at Cold Canyon landfill

Cold canyon fire

Firefighters from multiple agencies responded to a fire at the materials recycling center at Cold Canyon Landfill in San Luis Obispo County on Friday evening. At about 7:30 p.m., Cal Fire sent emergency crews to the landfill. The 20,000 square... (Continue reading)

Fire blows out window of Oceano home


A fire at a studio home in Oceano on Thursday blew out a window and scorched a porch, but firefighters knocked down the blaze before it could cause significant damage. Around 2:30 p.m., the fire ignited on the porch of... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach stabbing suspect arrested

Andrew A. Lerma

Police arrested a 26-year-old Grover Beach resident Wednesday for stabbing a man at a homeless encampment. Andrew A. Lerma allegedly stabbed a 28-year-old man on Tuesday evening at a homeless camp located south of the Grove Beach train station in... (Continue reading)

Suspicious fires break out in Oceano


At least three fires broke out in Oceano Sunday, according to the Five Cities Fire Authority. Officials have deemed the fires suspicious, and law enforcement in investigating. First, crews responded to multiple fires at or near a transient camp. The... (Continue reading)

Hazardous chemical causes odor in Arroyo Grande

hazmat Arroyo Grande

Firefighters and a regional hazmat team responded to an incident involving a hazardous chemical Sunday evening in Arroyo Grande that resulted in emergency crews asking neighbors to stay in their homes with the windows closed. At about 7:30 p.m., firefighters... (Continue reading)

Man survives Oceano apartment fire by jumping


A man ran into a burning apartment building in Oceano in order to save lives, and another man jumped from a second floor window in order to survive the fire. [KSBY] Shortly before 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, a fire broke out... (Continue reading)

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