Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo Fire Department’




Another homeless man arrested for arson in SLO

San Luis Obispo police arrested a homeless man for starting fires in a dumpster and two trash cans on Madonna Road Tuesday morning. The incident marked the second time this year police accused a homeless man of starting a fire... (Continue reading)

SLO house fire sweeps across street

A house fire that is believed to have been started by a barbecue blew across a San Luis Obispo street Sunday and knocked down power lines. One person suffered burns in the blaze, and the fire left multiple residents displaced.... (Continue reading)

Man found dead in a vehicle in SLO

Emergency responders found a man dead inside a vehicle on Broad Street in San Luis Obispo Wednesday morning. Investigators believe medical issues caused the man’s death. [Tribune] Around 10:45 a.m., the San Luis Obispo Police Department received a call about... (Continue reading)

Fire at Cold Canyon landfill

Firefighters from multiple agencies responded to a fire at the materials recycling center at Cold Canyon Landfill in San Luis Obispo County on Friday evening. At about 7:30 p.m., Cal Fire sent emergency crews to the landfill. The 20,000 square... (Continue reading)

Firefighters enter home, elderly woman opens fire

After firefighters responded to an accidental medical alert signal inside a San Luis Obispo home, a disoriented elderly woman feared burglars had entered her house, grabbed a revolver and fired two shots, according to the San Luis Obispo Police Department.... (Continue reading)

Is a SLO arsonist targeting the homeless?

A fire that destroyed about $40,000 of sports equipment Friday evening may have been the latest case of arson in San Luis Obispo. The fire burned two maintenance sheds next to a baseball field, but an arsonist could have been... (Continue reading)

Traffic accidents soar as rain hit the Central Coast

The storm that swept through the Central Coast on Saturday led to two accidents involving San Luis Obispo Fire department rescues. At about 7:30 p.m., a car crashed near the California Boulevard and Highway 101 off ramp, according to the... (Continue reading)

SLO fire burns homeless woman’s belongings

A homeless woman who was sleeping on the property of a San Luis Obispo Vons awoke late Tuesday night to find her belongings on fire. The blaze destroyed her possessions, San Luis Obispo Battalion Chief Bob Bisson said. At about... (Continue reading)

Car hits pedestrian in SLO

A driver struck a pedestrian who was crossing the street in downtown San Luis Obispo Sunday morning. The pedestrian survived the accident. [Tribune] At about 11:34 a.m., the car was turning left onto Higuera Street from Broad Street when it... (Continue reading)

Fire burns storage at SLO Goodwill

A fire broke out at the San Luis Obispo Goodwill on Tuesday morning and burned storage containers outside the building. [KSBY] The fire started around 5 a.m. at the Goodwill warehouse in the 800 block of Industrial Way. No employees... (Continue reading)