Articles Tagged With ‘Fire’

Building in Atascadero explodes

As firefighters were rushing to a fire at a fiberglass repair shop in Atascadero on Friday evening, the building exploded. [KCOY] At about 6 p.m., a fire was reported at the building located off Sycamore and Curbaril roads. Firefighters are... (Continue reading)

Woman arrested for swindling fire victims

Santa Barbara County District Attorney investigators arrested a woman accused of swindling victims of the Jesusita and Tea Fires on Tuesday. Penny Art Estes, 63, allegedly took money upfront from 13 victims of the fires, but then failed to follow... (Continue reading)

Crews battling Branch Fire

The Branch Fire has burned more than 350 acres of grass and brush in the Los Padres National Forest west of California Valley. Crews from Cal Fire and the U.S. Forest Service are battling the fire which started near Highway... (Continue reading)

White Fire forces over 2,000 campers to evacuate

Santa Barbara County Sheriff deputies told between 2,000 to 3,000 campers they had to change their Memorial Day weekend plans and evacuate campgrounds in the Los Padres National Forest because of a wildfire. The wind-fueled White Fire, which is burning... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly apartment catches fire

A Cal Poly apartment caught on fire Wednesday evening after a resident left a candle unattended. Around 7:48 p.m. Wednesday, the small fire broke out in a single bedroom of a four-bedroom suite in Poly Canyon Village. The San Luis... (Continue reading)

SLO County firefighters battled three small fires

Firefighters in San Luis Obispo County were busy Sunday battling several small fires. [KSBY] In the 3900 block of Upper Lopez Canyon Drive in Arroyo Grande, a fire slowly burned three acres before firefighter were able to contain the blaze.... (Continue reading)

Spring Fire rages in Ventura County

More than 28,000 acres have been charred by the Santa Ana wind fueled Springs Fire in Ventura County, but the weather has now changed and the fire is 30 percent contained, according to a report from CalFire at 7:30 a.m.... (Continue reading)

Santa Ana winds spur California fires

Dozens of Central Coast firefighters are working to battle the Springs Fire in Ventura County which has already burned more than 8,000 acres, according to CalFire. The fire is ten percent contained and firefighters have allowed some residents back into... (Continue reading)

Governor wants new fire retardant rules

Chemical flame retardants in household furniture pose health hazards and “better ways” are available to provide public safety, Gov. Jerry Brown said Monday as he urged state regulators to take action against those “toxic” substances. (Sacramento Bee) “Toxic flame retardants... (Continue reading)

Co-conspirator describes Myers beating and burning

Former Dystiny Myers murder defendant Jason Greenwell took the stand Monday in the trial of Jacob York and his mother, Rhonda Wisto, and described his account of the 2010 slaying of the 15-year-old Santa Maria runaway. Greenwell, who pled guilty... (Continue reading)