Articles Tagged With ‘Morro Bay Fire Department’




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Marijuana grow sparks house fire in Morro Bay

An electrical malfunction at a Morro Bay marijuana grow on Monday sparked a fire that destroyed a garage and damaged two homes, according to the city’s fire department. The fire broke out at approximately 2:13 a.m. in a garage in... (Continue reading)

Multiple fires burn on the Central Coast

Fires are burning on both the northern and southern edges of San Luis Obispo County, as well as in Santa Margarita. Additionally, a fire is burning near Lake Cachuma in Santa Barbara County, and a blaze burned briefly in Morro... (Continue reading)

Climber summits Morro Rock

A climber made it to to the top of Morro Rock Thursday afternoon and then got down on his own, despite there being numerous public safety personnel and a helicopter preparing to conduct a rescue. Morro Bay fire officials say... (Continue reading)

Bakersfield woman rescued from Morro Rock

Morro Bay firefighters rescued a 42-year-old Bakersfield woman from Morro Rock on Sunday. After receiving a call about the climber around 12:30 p.m., firefighters found her approximately 150 feet up the rock. The woman, whom fire officials described as a... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay Pokemon players credited with preventing fire damage

The Morro Bay Fire Department is thanking Pokemon players for preventing a fire from burning the Harbor Hut restaurant on the embarcadero. The blaze by the Harbor Hut was one of two fires that sparked in Morro Bay Friday evening... (Continue reading)

Alleged arsonist arrested for setting two fires in Morro Bay

Authorities arrested a suspected arsonist for setting two fires in Morro Bay Tuesday evening. Officials have yet to release the suspect’s identity. [KSBY] Shortly after 5 p.m., the fires were discovered along a trail on Black Hill between Morro Bay... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay drops plan to outsource its police

Following outcry from residents, the Morro Bay City Council unanimously voted down a proposal to outsource law enforcement duties to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office. The city had considered disbanding its police department after a consultant suggested contracting... (Continue reading)

Man proposes on Morro Rock, botches the landing

A man climbed on top of Morro Rock Thursday morning to digitally propose to his girlfriend. The woman reportedly said “yes,” but emergency crews then had to rescue her fiancé from the rock. Police have identified the man as Fresno... (Continue reading)

Easter fire burns Morro Bay homes and cars

A Morro Bay duplex and three vehicles burned after barbecued coals ignited a garbage can on Easter Sunday. The fire also damaged a nearby home, downed power lines and ruptured a gas line. The coals were doused with water on... (Continue reading)

Elderly Morro Bay woman hospitalized after fire

An 87-year-old Morro Bay woman received advanced life support and was taken to the hospital as a result of a house fire on Saturday. Her current condition is unclear. At 3:42 p.m., a house caught fire in the 700 block... (Continue reading)



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