Officers charge teen with starting Lizzie Fire in SLO

October 31, 2023


Police officers arrested a 15-year-old San Luis Obispo resident for starting the Lizzie Fire that burned 100 acres near SLO High School on Monday.

High school officials used surveillance footage of the campus perimeter to identify two juveniles who were seen leaving the area where the fire is believed to have started, according to the San Luis Obispo Police Department. Police conducted an investigation and arrested one of the juveniles at about 3 p.m. Tuesday. Officers booked the teen in SLO County Juvenile Hall on a felony charge of unlawfully causing fire that causes great bodily injury.

Shortly before 3 p.m. Monday, a caller reported a fire at the FFA farm behind the high school. The fire quickly spread in dry grasses in the area.

One firefighter suffered a laceration while battling the blaze.

As of Tuesday evening, the size of the Lizzie Fire remains at about 100 acres. The blaze is 80% contained.

Officers continue to investigate the alleged arson. Investigators ask that anyone who has information about the arson case call Detective Jeff Koznek at (805) 594-8005.

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I retract my hypothesis on the other story, about possible homeless vagrants involved.

This, is actually worse!

Hopefully not intentional. Would be a shame if a kid were that evil, that young.

Well then you can call it a shame because most of the kids today have no moral values anymore due to the take over by the schools to indoctrine them in there views. Parents really have no control over the kids anymore. Should get max punishment sorry time to quit babying them

Most of the kids today have no moral values anymore due to the Parents who indoctrinate their kids long before the schools get them.

Blaming the public schools when the private schools/church’s are full on indoctrinating’s everyone who crosses the threshold is school voucher propaganda.

The parents of this child will be known.

In other news a slo woman on redditt claims her son witnessed a tractor start the lizzie fire and “he called 911 to report it”. Her son said it, it must be true.

But lets blame the school, because the parents did nothing. /s

It’s really really sad that you believe that kids today have no moral values, relative to kids of other generations. It’s also just complete nonsense.

Correction… cost ya…

Well mom and dad in the words of the great late Alex Trebek…. ooooooh that’s gonna coat ya…..