Electrical fire damages home in San Luis Obispo

December 6, 2022


Firefighters quickly extinguished a blaze at a single-family home in the 1600 block of Garnette Street at the Laguna Lake Mobile Estates on Monday evening, according to the fire department.

At about 7:30 p.m., the homeowner was alerted by a smoke alarm. Firefighters arrived and found a small electrical fire in the subfloor of the home.

Firefighters quickly extinguished the blaze. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Earlier in the day, an electrician had installed a new breaker.

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The old penny in the fuse socket trick?

Beware if a breaker is tripping find out why don’t replace it with a larger one.