Articles Tagged With ‘Fire’




Santa Maria chase morphs into deadly apartment fire

An attempted traffic stop in Santa Maria on Tuesday turned into a chase that ended with a man and his girlfriend barricading themselves in an apartment bathroom and setting the home on fire. The man died, and his girlfriend was... (Continue reading)

Assemblyman proposes bill to help PG&E with Camp Fire costs

A California assemblyman has announced plans to introduce a bill that would help PG&E absorb liabilities from the deadly Northern California Camp Fire, but would stop short of doing away with a legislative doctrine that holds utilities responsible for wildfire... (Continue reading)

Camp Fire 100 percent contained, at least 85 dead

California fire officials announced Sunday that the Camp Fire is 100 percent contained. The deadliest and most destructive fire in California’s history has killed at least 85 people. There are currently 271 people missing. [Cal Coast Times] As friends and... (Continue reading)

Rains help firefighters battle Camp Fire

The rains that swept across the area have helped firefighters extinguish the deadly Camp Fire, officials said Friday.The Camp Fire is 95 percent contained. [Cal Coast Times] Fueled by high winds and low humidity, the Camp Fire charred 153,336 acres.... (Continue reading)

Camp Fire smoke moves into SLO County

Conditions were smoky across San Luis Obispo County on Monday as a result of a wind pattern that blew smoke from the Northern California Camp Fire to the Central Coast. [Cal Coast Times] The San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution... (Continue reading)

PG&E divulges another outage near start of Camp Fire

Amid concerns over PG&E possibly being held liable for starting the deadliest blaze in state history, the Northern California Camp Fire, the utility disclosed it experienced a second power outage around the location and time the blaze began. [Cal Coast... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande man convicted of arson after setting multiple fires

A San Luis Obispo County jury found an Arroyo Grande man guilty Tuesday of setting fire to a home on Pecan Street in 2017. [Cal Coast Times] Jesse Lee Hubble, 33, faces up to 24 years and 8 months in... (Continue reading)

Trash truck ignites Cold Canyon Landfill fire

A garbage truck burst into flames Tuesday morning near Cold Canyon Landfill, prompting the closure of Highway 227 in the area for several hours. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before 10 a.m., the truck caught on fire while traversing between Price... (Continue reading)

Burning truck ignites fire on Highway 41

A truck fire on Highway 41 caused a 10-acre blaze Thursday in the area of the San Luis Obispo County-Kern County line. [Cal Coast Times] The blaze started at about 12:30 p.m. when a semi-truck caught on fire near the... (Continue reading)

Reservoir Canyon fires burn 50 acres, video

Firefighters are battling two grass fires that started Sunday morning in Reservoir Canyon in San Luis Obispo. Firefighters have stopped forward progress on both fires. [Cal Coast Times] #ReservoirFire (update) approx 50 acres between the 2 fires. Crews making good... (Continue reading)