Articles Tagged With ‘Lake Nacimiento’




Chimney fire burns 11,999 acres

With strong winds on Thursday, the Chimney Fire near Nacimiento Lake grew to 11,999 acres and is 33 percent contained, according to Cal Fire. While the fire continues to burn in inaccessible rugged terrain, it is currently burning in a... (Continue reading)

Chimney Fire burns 30 SLO County homes

Following a destructive day, the Chimney Fire scorching North County near Lake Nacimiento has destroyed 30 homes. The blaze has also burned 10 outbuilding-type structures and damaged six other structures, according to Cal Fire. As of Wednesday morning, the Chimney... (Continue reading)

Chimney Fire burns homes, scorches 4,300 acres

The Chimney Fire near Nacimiento Lake has scorched 4,300 acres, destroyed 20 structures including homes and injured one firefighter. The fire is 10 percent contained. The fire, which is fueled by grass and drought stressed oak trees, is spreading primarily... (Continue reading)

Fire at Lake Nacimiento grows to 1,450 acres

The Chimney Fire, burning near Nacimiento Lake, has scorched 1,450 acres as of 8:15 a.m. this morning — after a little more than 16 hours since it broke near the intersection of Chimney Rock Road and Nacimiento Lake Drive. The... (Continue reading)

Cambria drowning victim identified

The 16-year-old Cambria boy who died from drowning on Friday in Lake Nacimiento has been identified as Dante Garcia Mora, according to a press release. Garcia would have started his junior year at Coast Union High School next month. Garcia... (Continue reading)

Cambria teen drowns in Lake Nacimiento

A 16-year-old Cambria boy died from drowning on Friday in Lake Nacimiento in North San Luis Obispo County, according to a press release. At about 5:40 p.m., the teen was swimming with some friends in the Heritage Ranch area of... (Continue reading)

Did county emergency responders fail Lake Nacimiento drowning victim?

OPINION by KIM ENGLISH As one of the first responders to the scene on July 10 at Sandy Cove, I would have to disagree with the way the article portrays the rescue efforts for this young man. What I saw... (Continue reading)

Man’s body found in Lake Nacimiento

Deputies found the body of a 29-year-old man Sunday in Lake Nacimiento in North San Luis Obispo County, according to a press release. Sheriff officials listed the death as a possible drowning. At 11:16 a.m., the San Luis Obispo County... (Continue reading)

Man dies in Memorial Day ATV crash near Nacimiento Lake

A 30-year-old San Diego man died in an ATV accident Monday near Nacimiento Lake. Authorities have identified the man as Joshua Anthony Buttitta. Shortly after 12 p.m., Buttitta was driving a Yamaha Rhinoa, failed to navigate a turn on a... (Continue reading)

Reservoir levels rising in SLO County

While reservoir levels remain low in San Luis Obispo County, they are increasing noticeably as a result of this year’s rainfall. [KSBY] Lake Nacimiento has risen 16 feet since the beginning of January. Lake General Manager Mark Sandoval said he... (Continue reading)