Articles Tagged With ‘Santa Maria Fire Department’




Did Santa Maria police set a suspect’s house on fire?

The Santa Maria Police Department SWAT team put an end to a multi-hour standoff by firing chemical agents into a domestic violence suspect’s home. Shortly after the chemicals were deployed, the house caught on fire, according to the police department.... (Continue reading)

Car with Trump bumper sticker torched in Santa Maria

An arsonist allegedly set fire to a car in Santa Maria on Sunday that had a Donald Trump bumper sticker. [KCOY] On Sunday evening, a driver parked a green Ford Mustang in a lot in front of the popular El... (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)

Man arrested for setting large Santa Maria apartment fire

Police have arrested a 19-year-old Southern California man for starting an apartment complex fire in Santa Maria last year that displaced 100 people and caused $1 million in damage. One person also had to be hospitalized after suffering burns due... (Continue reading)

Drunk driver traps pedestrian under car

A Santa Maria woman  was arrested Saturday after she drove over a pedestrian trapping the woman underneath her car. Rene Castro was charged with felony DUI and both possession of methamphetamine and illegal drug paraphernalia. Shortly after 4:30 p.m., firefighters... (Continue reading)

Storage yard fire destroys RVs in Santa Maria

A mysterious storage yard fire burned at least 20 RVs in Santa Maria Tuesday evening. [KSBY] At 7:43 p.m., Santa Maria firefighters responded to reports of a fire at American Self Storage on Skyway Drive near the city’s airport. The... (Continue reading)

Has fire season hit the Central Coast?

Three fires broke out on the Central Coast Thursday amid a stretch of unseasonably warm temperatures. [KEYT] An apartment fire in Santa Maria displaced 40 residents and injured three people, while a riverbed blaze in Ventura County burned more than... (Continue reading)

Storm floods Santa Maria fire station

A flood at a city emergency response station in Santa Maria during heavy rainfall on Thursday night as resulted in the temporary closing of the station, according to the city’s fire department. [KSBY] Firefighters are still responding to the storm... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria burn victim was working on stolen car

Santa Maria police have determined that a burn victim was working on a stolen car Tuesday evening when he accidentally started a house fire. [KSBY] Fire investigators say the burn victim, a 29-year-old man, was smoking at the time, and... (Continue reading)

Man burned in suspicious Santa Maria house fire

A Santa Maria resident suffered serious burns during a house fire Tuesday night that investigators have deemed suspicious. [KEYT] The fire broke out around 7 p.m. at a home in the 2400 block of North Bentley Avenue. It remains under... (Continue reading)