Articles Tagged With ‘Fire’

Avila Beach Golf Resort fire caused $400,000 in damages

Fire destroyed a golf cart shed at the Avila Beach Golf Resort on Saturday causing an estimated $400,000 in damages. Cal Fire crews responded to the fire at about 6 p.m. By that time, the fire had spread from the... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo man rescues motorcyclist from fire

A San Luis Obispo man pulled a motorcyclist trapped under his burning bike to safety early Saturday morning likely saving the man’s life. Michael Sumrall was driving on Ontario Road in SLO at about 4:30 a.m. when he collided with... (Continue reading)

New fees for rural SLO County residents

Later this week, thousands of San Luis Obispo County rural residents will begin receiving bills for a new annual “fire prevention fee” levied by the state of California and criticized by opponents as unnecessary and illegal. Gov. Jerry Brown proposed... (Continue reading)

More pain pending at pump

Get ready, Central Coast — here come higher gasoline prices. Expectations of petroleum analysts is that the price per gallon soon will rise above $4 here, and this will be due to identifiable reasons, for once. Oil prices are up,... (Continue reading)

Felon firefighter forces dwindling

Even as California’s fire season reaches its peak, state officials are learning that a new prison policy will drastically affect the numbers of firefighters available in emergencies. (SF Chronicle) State prison trustees who have been trained to provide critical, physical... (Continue reading)

Avila Beach fire almost fully contained

Firefighters have a fire on the ridge separating Avila Beach from Shell Beach almost fully contained. Cal Fire officials said between five and six acres of heavy brush burned in the fire that was first reported about 3:30 p.m. today.... (Continue reading)

Atascadero apartment fire started on patio

An Atascadero apartment complex fire that left three people with injuries started in the patio area of one of the apartments. [KSBY] On Saturday about 1 p.m., residents heard a loud boom, a barbecue grill fell from one apartment to... (Continue reading)

Two people burned in Nipomo house fire

Two people are in the hospital for treatment of burns following an early morning house fire in Nipomo. [KSBY] Neighbors on Avocado Avenue reported the fire shortly before 3 a.m. Four fire crews and one rescue unit responded. Fire inspectors... (Continue reading)

Atascadero fire leaves victim with second degree burns

A victim suffered second degree burns as the result of a house fire in Atascadero on Saturday. [KCOY] The fire was reported shortly before 1 a.m. on the 9000 block of Santa Lucia Road. Firefighters arrived to find the single... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande cross burners sentenced to prison

Three of the four defendants accused of committing a hate crime against a black teen in Arroyo Grande last year were sentenced to prison on Monday. San Luis Obispo Superior Court Judge Jacquelyn Duffy sentenced Jason Kahn, 36, to 12... (Continue reading)