Arson suspected in multiple fires in Paso Robles

July 3, 2022

By KAREN VELIE

The Paso Robles Fire Department is investigating four possible arson fires that were discovered Saturday burning in the riverbed area.

Shortly before 9 a.m., a caller reported a fire in the riverbed near the wastewater treatment plant off Sulfur Springs Road. Firefighters arriving to battle the blaze discovered a second fire north of the first fire near Highway 101.

At 9:39 a.m., a third fire was discovered burning south of the wastewater treatment
plant.

Because of fire mitigation practices, primarily livestock grazing in the riverbed area, the fires remained small. Firefighters were able to keep the total area burned to under an acre.

At 1:39 p.m., an hour after firefighters left the area, a caller reported a fourth fire burning in the riverbed along North River Road just south of Highway 46. Firefighters were able to keep the fire confined to a homeless encampment with no spread to vegetation.


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IDBOUND

All homeless have free smartphones with unlimited Texting , Calling and Data …. All the homeless do is stop at the sidewalk popup phone stands and they receive a free smartphone …So not impossible for them to coordinate multiple fires at once or in stages for their entertainment.Not only homeless do this but other groups , some of the groups have the fire personnel show up at staged emergencies so they can steal supplies off the emergency vehicles while fire personnel are attending to the staged fake emergency ..If a person conversates with any fire employees anywhere, in whatever area you live in the fire employees will confirm what I have just stated above . It is occurring all over the USA


Florian75

If this trend continues, Paso may consider re-locating their still-under-construction newest fire station from Union Road to a location nearer to the riverbed.