Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo Fire Department’




Semi crashes, spills diesel in SLO

A vehicle collided with a semi-truck in Downtown San Luis Obispo Monday, causing between one and five gallons of diesel fuel to pour into a storm drain. [Tribune] Around 11:45 a.m., an 18-wheel delivery truck made a wide right turn... (Continue reading)

Fire sparks in SLO yard with possible homeless camp

The San Luis Obispo Fire Department in investigating a fire that broke out in the yard of an abandoned house where a homeless camp may have been erected. [KSBY] The fire stated just after 12:45 p.m. Thursday in the front... (Continue reading)

Man survives plunge into SLO meat grinder

A worker at a wholesale grocer in San Luis Obispo almost lost his life inside a meat grinder Thursday, but a co-worker came to the rescue. [Tribune] At about 2 p.m., the worker, who is described as a man in... (Continue reading)

House catches fire near Cal Poly

A fire broke out Monday evening at a home one block away from the entrance to Cal Poly. San Luis Obispo firefighters and Cal Fire responded to and extinguished the house fire at the corner of Slack Street and Graves... (Continue reading)

Hiker airlifted from Bishop Peak in SLO

A California Highway Patrol helicopter airlifted a 28-year-old man from Bishop Peak Sunday evening after the hiker reportedly broke his femur. [Tribune] Around 5:42 p.m., several agencies responded to Bishop Peak to assist the injured hiker who was halfway up... (Continue reading)

Arsonist suspected of setting six fires in SLO

An arsonist or a group of arsonists is suspected of setting six small brush fires in San Luis Obispo Tuesday evening, including one behind the city’s police department. [Tribune] The fires occurred within a span of about four hours and... (Continue reading)

Fire breaks out in SLO creek

A fire erupted in a San Luis Obispo creekbed next to Santa Rosa Street early Wednesday morning. Firefighters responded to the blaze shortly after midnight. Flames shot several feet into the air and approached the street, but firefighters contained it... (Continue reading)

SLO woman dies after home catches fire

Firefighters pulled a woman out of a burning San Luis Obispo home Monday afternoon, but the victim died after arriving at the hospital. [KSBY] The fire occurred at a house located at 125 South Tassajara Street. San Luis Obispo firefighters responded... (Continue reading)

Crash near Cuesta College traps two in SUV

An SUV swerved off Highway 1 Saturday night and crashed in a creek bed near Cuesta College, trapping two people in the vehicle and critically injuring at least one person. [KEYT] The vehicle left the roadway around 10:15 p.m. and... (Continue reading)

Truck slams into SLO power pole, causes outage

A yellow pickup truck crashed into a San Luis Obispo power pole Monday afternoon, knocking out electricity in the area and trapping the driver inside the vehicle. Around 4:22 p.m., the driver veered left, crossed two lanes of opposing traffic... (Continue reading)