Articles Tagged With ‘Fire’

Chimney Fire destroys 45 homes, containment increases

With cooler temperatures and cooperating winds on Tuesday, firefighters successfully increased containment of the Chimney Fire to 39 percent. Nevertheless, on Tuesday, the fire destroyed nine additional homes and four outbuildings in the South Shore Village neighborhood of Lake Nacimiento.... (Continue reading)

Chimney Fire burns 52 structures, video

  The Chimney fire has burned 37,101 and is currently threatening several gated communities in the Nacimiento Lake area. The fire remains 35 percent contained. Late Monday afternoon, wind gusts of up to 20 mph pushed the fire northeast towards... (Continue reading)

Chimney Fire incident map

The Chimney fire has burned 24,096 acres and is currently moving in a northwest direction. The fire remains 35 percent contained. Cal Fire released a current map of the area near Lake Nacimiento that has burned.... (Continue reading)

Chimney Fire at 24,096 acres, more evacuations

The Chimney fire has burned 24,096 and is currently threatening Hearst Castle, Oak Shores and Christmas Cove. The fire remains 35 percent contained. In the morning and early afternoon on Saturday, the winds were blowing the fire west towards Hearst... (Continue reading)

Chimney Fire threatens Hearst Castle

The Chimney fire has burned 15,439 and is currently threatening Hearst Castle. The fire is 35 percent contained. Saturday morning tours of the castle have been canceled though the visitor center remains open. The fire is burning roughly three miles... (Continue reading)

Chimney fire burns 11,999 acres

With strong winds on Thursday, the Chimney Fire near Nacimiento Lake grew to 11,999 acres and is 33 percent contained, according to Cal Fire. While the fire continues to burn in inaccessible rugged terrain, it is currently burning in a... (Continue reading)

Chimney Fire burns 30 SLO County homes

Following a destructive day, the Chimney Fire scorching North County near Lake Nacimiento has destroyed 30 homes. The blaze has also burned 10 outbuilding-type structures and damaged six other structures, according to Cal Fire. As of Wednesday morning, the Chimney... (Continue reading)

Man arrested for starting devastating California wildfire

Authorities have arrested a Northern California man for starting the Clayton Fire, which has burned 4,000 acres and more than 175 structures in Lake County. The alleged arsonist is also accused of starting numerous other fires in the Northern California... (Continue reading)

Governor Brown declares state of emergency for SLO County

Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Monday for San Luis Obispo County because of the Chimney Fire. The blaze has burned 5,400 acres, destroyed 12 homes, damaged 20 structures and caused the evacuation of residents. It is 10... (Continue reading)

Fire destroys Paso Robles mobile home

A fire destroyed a Paso Robles mobile home on the 3600 block of Creston Road early Monday morning. Cal Fire responded to the blaze with the Paso Robles and Templeton firefighters providing assistance. The fire was contained around 4 a.m.,... (Continue reading)