Resident reportedly sets San Miguel house on fire in alleged suicide attempt

June 3, 2024



The occupant of a San Miguel home allegedly set his house on fire in what is believed to have been a suicide attempt on Monday, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office.

Shortly before noon, a caller reported the blaze at a house on K Street between 11th and 12th streets. After sheriff’s deputies cleared the scene, firefighters managed to access the blaze, which had spread to a second structure.

Deputies detained the suspect, who suffered three degree burns. Officials evacuated nearby homes as firefighters worked to contain the blaze. 

The primary home sustained major damage. The second structure sustained minimal damage.


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There has to be a easier way to commit suicide…