Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo Fire Department’




SLO homeless man dies from fire

A homeless man who had been staying along the creek that runs behind the Elk’s Lodge in San Luis Obispo, died Friday night after his tent caught on fire, possibly from a candle. [KSBY] A woman who was in the... (Continue reading)

Police and fire unions battle for binding arbitration

In response to a San Luis Obispo City Council vote to revisit the issue of binding arbitration, the city’s fire and police unions sent out a glossy brochure defending binding arbitration and their retirement packages. [Tribune] The pamphlet titled “We’re... (Continue reading)

Fire at Sierra Vista Hospital

A short in an elevator motor at Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center caused a small fire in the basement of the main tower today at about 9:20 a.m. Hospital staff initiated pre-planned emergency procedures before firefighters arrived helping to bring... (Continue reading)

High ambulance rates up for approval, again

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors will soon decide whether to approve a new contract with San Luis Ambulance Service, further solidifying one of the highest rate schedules in California -- and stoking a controversy that burned years... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo fire chief dies of a heart attack

John Callahan, a well-liked San Luis Obispo fire chief, died Wednesday night of a massive coronary. He collapsed while playing softball at Santa Rosa Park in San Luis Obispo, sources said. He was transported to a local hospital, where he... (Continue reading)