Articles Tagged With ‘Fire’




Fire damages home in Paso Robles, no one hurt

By KAREN VELIE A fire started by a window air conditioner damaged a home in  rural Paso Robles on Friday morning. Residents were able to safely exit the home. Shortly after 9 a.m., a caller reported flames coming from the... (Continue reading)

Explosion destroys Santa Maria house, damages nearby homes

By JOSH FRIEDMAN An explosion destroyed a house in Santa Maria on Wednesday, while also sparking a fire and damaging nearby homes. Shortly after 12 p.m., a 911 caller reported a possible explosion inside a home in the 1200 block... (Continue reading)

Man dies in Los Osos RV fire

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A man died in an RV fire in Los Osos Monday morning, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office.  At 10:30 a.m., a caller reported an RV on fire in the 1900 block of Turri... (Continue reading)

Carrizo Plain fire grows to more than 700 acres but 100% contained

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A fire or fires that broke out on the Carrizo Plain in eastern San Luis Obispo County Tuesday evening burned a total of 703 acres before firefighters achieved full containment.  Initially, a pair of fires started at... (Continue reading)

Carrizo Plain fire burns 225 acres

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A fire burned about 225 acres on the Carrizo Plain in eastern San Luis Obispo County Tuesday evening. Firefighters have achieved 30% containment. Initially, a pair of fires broke out at about 5:35 p.m. near the 9700... (Continue reading)

More than 1,500 customers lose power in Arroyo Grande, fire reported

By KAREN VELIE More than 1,500 PG&E customers lost power in Arroyo Grande and the Hausna area on Sunday morning. At 10:40 a.m., 1,502 PG&E customers on the east side of Arroyo Grande through the Hausna area lost power. PG&E... (Continue reading)

Fire destroys barn in rural Templeton

By RICHARD BASTIAN A fire destroyed a large barn on Ragin Way in rural Templeton Sunday morning. Shortly after 8 a.m., a caller reported a structure on fire at 1980 Ragin Way near Almond Drive, according to Cal Fire. Firefighters... (Continue reading)

Firefighters battle blaze behind businesses in Atascadero

By KAREN VELIE Atascadero firefighters quickly extinguished a fire burning behind a commercial buildings on Traffic Way on Tuesday afternoon. Shortly before 2 p.m., a caller reported the fire burning behind the Air Rite building at 5001 Traffic Way. Firefighters... (Continue reading)

Fire near Creston has burned 100 acres, 60% contained

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The woodland fire that broke out Sunday along Highway 58 southeast of Creston has burned 100 acres and is 60% contained, as of Monday morning. Shortly before noon, a caller reported the blaze burning near the intersection... (Continue reading)

Fire near Creston burns 90 acres, 50% contained

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The woodland fire that broke out late Sunday morning along Highway 58 southeast of Creston has burned 90 acres. As of 7:30 p.m., the blaze is 50% contained, according to Cal Fire.  Shortly before noon, a caller... (Continue reading)