Articles Tagged With ‘Fire’




Woman burns to death near Santa Maria mental health clinic

A woman burned to death in Santa Maria on Sunday near a Santa Barbara County mental health clinic. At about 12:48 p.m., Santa Maria police received a call about a person on fire in the 500 block of W. Foster... (Continue reading)

Vehicle started the Chimney Fire, investigators say

Cal Fire investigators have determined a vehicle started last summer’s Chimney Fire that burned more than 46,000 acres near Lake Nacimiento and destroyed about 50 homes. A vehicle driving on a dirt road south of the lake near Running Deer... (Continue reading)

Unknown man sought by businessmen over The Sub fire

The owners of a popular San Luis Obispo retail store and head shop that went up in flames more than a year ago say they believe an off-duty firefighter, or a man identifying himself as one, started the fire that... (Continue reading)

Atascadero home damaged after attic goes up in smoke

An attic fire sparked by an electrical wiring problem caused about $100,000 of damage to an Atascadero home. The blaze sent smoke billowing Monday in Northern Atascadero near El Camino Real and Highway 101. At approximately 3:47 p.m., a caller... (Continue reading)

Man killed in Paso Robles crash

A 55-year-old man was killed Saturday afternoon when his car crashed on Highway 101 in Paso Robles and then burst into flames, according to the CHP. Shortly after 1 p.m., the man was driving a Shelby Mustang southbound near the... (Continue reading)

Police identify woman who died in SLO fire

Police have identified a San Luis Obispo woman who was found dead last week in a mobile home that caught fire as Judith Ashlock, 69. Investigators determined Ashlock died from natural causes. While cooking on her stove, Ashlock had a... (Continue reading)

Woman killed in SLO mobile home fire

A San Luis Obispo woman died Thursday night after her mobile home caught fire. The woman failed to escape the blaze, and firefighters did not manage to rescue her. At 10:13 p.m., a citizen reported the fire after seeing smoke... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay man tries to self-immolate to protest Trump

NEW VIDEO #BREAKING: Man says Trump is a dictator. He tried to light himself on fire at #TrumpInternationalHotel for #TrumpInauguration pic.twitter.com/laJDUPepO6 — Shomari Stone (@shomaristone) January 18, 2017 A Morro Bay man reportedly tried to set himself on fire outside... (Continue reading)

SLO High arson damage climbs to about $2 million

The computer lab fire that three former San Luis Obispo High School students allegedly set caused more than $1.8 million worth of damage, according to several estimates. Police have now arrested each of the defendants twice, and one of the... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles parents out of town while their home burns down

A fire destroyed a Paso Robles mobile home, as well as all of the belongings inside it, late Thursday night. At the time of the fire, a young man was home alone, and his parents were out of town on... (Continue reading)