Articles Tagged With ‘Fire’

Cross burning suspects plead not guilty

Four Central Coast residents charged with committing a hate crime against a black teen in predominately white Arroyo Grande pleaded not guilty Monday in a San Luis Obispo County courtroom. On March 18, Jason Kahn, 36, Jeremiah Hernandez, 32, William Soto,... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande cross burners in custody

UPDATE: The Arroyo Grande Police Department released the results of its cross burning investigation during a news conference Friday afternoon. Police say four suspects are in custody including, Orcutt resident Jason Kahn, 36, San Simeon transient Jeremiah Hernandez, 32, William Soto, 20, a... (Continue reading)

SLO homeless man dies from fire

A homeless man who had been staying along the creek that runs behind the Elk’s Lodge in San Luis Obispo, died Friday night after his tent caught on fire, possibly from a candle. [KSBY] A woman who was in the... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande wildfire grows to two acres

UPDATE: The Tally Fire, located at Huasna Road and Santa Domingo Road east of Arroyo Grande, has now burned four acres. Ground support, including four engines and 33 men, has reached the fire. Two more type three engines are in... (Continue reading)

Antelope Fire 90 percent contained

Firefighters have slowed the wildfire burning in San Luis Obispo and Kern counties and report it is 90 percent contained, according to a Tuesday evening release. The Antelope Fire burned two outbuildings in Kern County and a total of 5,196... (Continue reading)

Antelope Fire grows to 5068 acres

Firefighters are battling a wildfire that has already destroyed one structure and burned 5,068 acres of grass land in San Luis Obispo and Kern counties. The Antelope Fire started Sunday afternoon near the intersection of Highway 46 and Highway 33... (Continue reading)

Person hurt in California Valley mobile home fire

A person inside a mobile home in California Valley got out with minor injuries after an electrical problem in the home started a Sunday morning fire. The blaze completely destroyed the mobile home located in the 14000 block of Cooperopolis.... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man arrested for trying to light man on fire

Paso Robles police arrested a man suspected of trying to light another man on fire at a parking lot on the 2800 block of Riverside Avenue earlier this month. [Tribune] Christopher Allen Schnaidt, 19, allegedly poured gasoline from a water... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles fire damages six apartments

A Thursday evening fire at an apartment building in Paso Robles damaged six apartments and forced 22 people including 12 children from their homes. [KSBY] Firefighters responded to the fire that broke out between to apartment buildings on Park Street... (Continue reading)

Teens charged in Boy Scout building arson

Police arrested two teens Monday for burning down the Arroyo Grande Boys Scouts of America building. Caleb Joseph Pelletier, 18, of Creston and an unnamed 16-year-old Arroyo Grande High School student were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy, arson, burglary and... (Continue reading)