Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo Fire Department’

Person airlifted off Bishop Peak in SLO

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A helicopter airlifted an injured hiker off Bishop Peak in San Luis Obispo on Friday.  Shortly after 10:15 a.m., a 911 caller reported a medical emergency on Bishop Peak. San Luis Obispo fire crews then arrived and... (Continue reading)

Elderly DUI suspect gets trapped in car on SLO hillside

By JOSH FRIEDMAN An allegedly intoxicated 72-year-old driver crashed his car in San Luis Obispo Thursday morning and spent about two hours stuck inside the vehicle hanging by his seatbelt.  At about 10:30 a.m., the Visalia man drove his white... (Continue reading)

SLO arson suspect arrested for starting fires at Madonna Plaza

  By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo police officers arrested a man for allegedly starting at least three fires at the Madonna Plaza shopping center on Tuesday. Shortly after 4 p.m., witnesses reported a pallet on fire next to a... (Continue reading)

Serial arsonist convicted of setting fire near SLO Elks Lodge

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A San Luis Obispo man and serial arsonist faces at least 25 years in prison after a jury on Friday convicted him of intentionally setting a fire that burned a homeless camp near the SLO Elks Lodge.... (Continue reading)

Fire damages apartment complex in SLO

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A fire broke out at an apartment complex in San Luis Obispo on Thursday morning, damaging at least one unit.  Shortly before noon, a caller reported the blaze at a complex in the 1200 block of Southwood... (Continue reading)

Fire damages detached garage in SLO

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A detached garage burst into flames in San Luis Obispo Monday morning.  In the early morning, a caller reported a garage on fire in the 1400 block of Descanso Street, according to the San Luis Obispo Police... (Continue reading)

Crews rescue injured hiker in San Luis Obispo

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Crews rescued an injured hiker in the Irish Hills Natural Reserve in San Luis Obispo on Sunday.  Rescue personnel located the hiker, who was stranded in open space behind Costco on Los Osos Valley Road. They used... (Continue reading)

Crash causes truck to roll over in SLO intersection

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A truck and an SUV collided at a San Luis Obispo intersection on Thursday, causing the truck to roll over and the driver to get stuck inside the vehicle.  A caller reported the crash at the intersection... (Continue reading)

SLO house fire displaces residents

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A fire scorched a house in San Luis Obispo Friday afternoon, leaving the home uninhabitable.  Shortly after 3 p.m., a caller reported a blaze on the porch of a house in the 1100 block of Buchon Street.... (Continue reading)

Homeless man allegedly assaults case manager in SLO

By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo police officers arrested a homeless man who allegedly assaulted a case manager at a SLO sports complex Friday afternoon. The San Luis Obispo Fire Department’s Mobile Crisis Unit contacted a transient at the Damon-Garcia... (Continue reading)