Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo Fire Department’

Man survives SLO condo fire

A San Luis Obispo condominium caught on fire early Monday morning, nearly killing a tenant. [KSBY] San Luis Obispo firefighters responded to a fire at the Pine Creek condominium complex on Foothill Blvd. around 3:40 a.m. Monday. The firefighters rescued... (Continue reading)

Cigarette lighter causes fire in SLO home

A cigarette lighter sparked a fire in a San Luis Obispo house Wednesday morning. San Luis Obispo firefighters responded to a fire at 158 San Jose Court around 11:05 a.m. Wednesday. The fire, started by a lighter used to light... (Continue reading)

Two men arrested for stealing SLO firefighting equipment

San Luis Obispo police arrested two men Monday for stealing firefighting equipment from a fireman’s car. Around 7:48 a.m., police received a report of theft of San Luis Obispo Fire Department equipment from a firefighter’s car parked in the downtown... (Continue reading)

Hay trailer catches fire at Cal Poly

A trailer full of hay caught on fire on the Cal Poly campus Saturday. [Tribune] A pickup truck was hauling alfalfa hay to deliver as cattle feed around 12:30 p.m. Saturday when flames sparked from trailer. The driver stopped in... (Continue reading)

Fire evacuates SLO Old Navy shoppers

A ventilation system fire prompted the evacuation of the San Luis Obispo Old Navy store Tuesday evening. San Luis Obispo firefighters responded to the fire at Old Navy around 7:16 p.m. Tuesday and promptly extinguished the flames. The fire occurred... (Continue reading)

Toxic substance department records point to inaction in chemical cases

By KAREN VELIE Almost two years ago, a San Luis Obispo city employee ordered others to dump chemicals and paints at a city facility. The state’s Department of Toxic Substance Control began an investigation and told witnesses that criminal cases... (Continue reading)

Fire burns SLO mobile home

An extension cord-induced fire burned a mobile home in San Luis Obispo Tuesday evening. The overloading of power strips inside a trailer on a property at the corner of Orcutt Road and Johnson Avenue caused the mobile home to catch... (Continue reading)

SLO courthouse evacuated after fire alarms go off

Fire alarms sounded at the San Luis Obispo courthouse Tuesday morning, prompting the evacuation of about 100 people. [Tribune] A burnt out air blower caused smoke that set off the fire alarms, according to the San Luis Obispo Fire Department.... (Continue reading)

Downtown SLO gas line ruptures

A gas leak at a San Luis Obispo construction site shut down a section of downtown for much of Friday afternoon. At 1:11 p.m. Friday, the San Luis Obispo Fire Department responded to a gas leak at the intersection of... (Continue reading)

Plane makes emergency landing at SLO airport

A plane was forced to make an emergency landing at the San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport Sunday because the landing gear was not operational. Airport emergency personnel, Cal Fire and the San Luis Obispo Fire Department responded to the... (Continue reading)