Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo Fire Department’




Van combusts at SLO park

A van parked at Santa Rosa Park in San Luis Obispo combusted Sunday afternoon. The owner of the van suffered minor burns in the vehicle fire and was taken to the hospital. [Tribune] San Luis Obispo firefighters responded to the... (Continue reading)

Woman hit and killed by train in SLO

An Amtrak train struck and killed a woman in San Luis Obispo Monday night. [KSBY] The accident occurred around 8:40 p.m. at a train crossing near Industrial Way. Police and fire personnel responded and found the woman near The Graduate.... (Continue reading)

Climber falls off Bishop Peak wall

A woman fell 35 feet and suffered major injuries Saturday while rock climbing on Bishop Peak in San Luis Obispo. [KSBY] At around 2:49 p.m., a woman in her late 20s was free climbing an area of Bishop Peak called... (Continue reading)

RV destroyed in suspected arson fire

An RV on Horizon Lane in San Luis Obispo was completely destroyed Saturday night by a another suspected arson fire. Shortly before 9:40 p.m., an arsonist is suspected of throwing a bucket of gasoline through the window of the RV... (Continue reading)

SLO officers make arson arrest

Police arrested a man for setting a fire in San Luis Obispo on Monday. Officers have yet to determine, though, whether the man is responsible for more than 40 unsolved fires in the city that investigators say were intentionally set.... (Continue reading)

Dispute erupts after SLO fire burns The Sub

Following a fire that destroyed The Sub and burned day and night Saturday, the business owner and the San Luis Obispo Fire Department are trading blame for the extent of the damage. The Sub is a retail store and head... (Continue reading)

SLO fire burns three businesses, photos

A fire that began before noon on Saturday is still burning inside a business on Higuera Street in San Luis Obispo. No injuries have been reported. At about 11 a.m., firefighters responded to the Sub, a head shop and retail... (Continue reading)

Report a SLO arsonist, win $1,000

With financial backing from Crime Stoppers, the San Luis Obispo Police Department is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of a serial arsonist or arsonists. San Luis Obispo firefighters and... (Continue reading)

6 suspected arson fires in San Luis Obispo

Investigators suspect a serial arsonist started a series of six small grass fires in San Luis Obispo Tuesday evening.[KSBY] Shortly after 10 p.m., firefighters responded to two small vegetation fires in the creek area near the intersection of Meinecke Avenue... (Continue reading)

Forklift tips over in SLO, man severely injured

A worker suffered severe leg injuries after a forklift tipped over at a San Luis Obispo construction site. The accident occurred Wednesday afternoon, according to the San Luis Obispo Fire Department. The man was taken to the Sierra Vista Hospital... (Continue reading)