Articles Tagged With ‘Lake Nacimiento’

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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)

A third person has drowned in Lake Nacimiento this summer

Nacimiento Lake

The body of a man in his 40s was found in 12-feet of water at the end of a pier at Lake Nacimiento Saturday evening. It is suspected the man fell from the boat launch and drowned. After a day... (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, containment stagnates

Chimney Fire 12

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 destroys 45 homes, containment increases

Chimney Fire 12

With cooler temperatures and cooperating winds on Tuesday, firefighters successfully increased containment of the Chimney Fire to 39 percent. Nevertheless, on Tuesday, the fire destroyed nine additional homes and four outbuildings in the South Shore Village neighborhood of Lake Nacimiento.... (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)

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

Chimney Fire 2

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)

Chimney Fire burns homes, scorches 4,300 acres

Chimney Fire 2

The Chimney Fire near Nacimiento Lake has scorched 4,300 acres, destroyed 20 structures including homes and injured one firefighter. The fire is 10 percent contained. The fire, which is fueled by grass and drought stressed oak trees, is spreading primarily... (Continue reading)

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