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  • Man with cat hospitalized after falling from cliff

    February 18, 2012 2:06 AM

    Emergency crews were called out to Shell Beach Friday night for a cliff rescue. A 43-year-old man slipped and fell down a steep cliff. It happened around 5:30 p.m. on Ocean Boulevard between Palomar and Capistrano. Cal Fire says the 43-year-old man is from Shell Beach and had been... more »
  • Firefighters offer Burn Season advice on Tea Fire Anniversary

    November 13, 2011 10:05 PM

    Monday marks the official start to Burn Season in San Luis Obispo County and Cal Fire firefighters have some advice for property owners. They want to make sure your burn pile doesn't turn into a massive wildfire like the Tea Fire that destroyed hundreds of acres and homes east... more »
  • Horse back on its feet after falling into ravine in Arroyo Grande

    March 24, 2011 3:06 AM

    A 34-year-old horse is alive and standing tonight, after falling into a 15 foot ravine in rural Arroyo Grande. The horse was rescued just after five this afternoon at Stagecoach Road and El Sueno Way. It was a massive group effort to rescue a 34-year-old horse named Storm's End,... more »
  • Horse back on its feet after falling into Arroyo Grande ravine

    March 24, 2011 3:05 AM

    A 34-year-old horse is alive and standing tonight, after falling into a 15 foot ravine in rural Arroyo Grande. The horse was rescued just after five this afternoon at Stagecoach Road and El Sueno Way. It was a massive group effort to rescue a 34-year-old horse named Storm's End,... more »
  • Cal Fire crews on high alert this Fourth of July

    July 1, 2010 6:54 PM

    The Fourth of July is just days away and that has Cal Fire crews on high alert. Firefighters from outside the area will be joining local crews this weekend to make sure people stay safe. "Safe and Sane" fireworks are only allowed in certain areas, and residents must... more »
  • Fire crews contain San Luis Obispo County brush fire

    June 9, 2010 5:31 PM

    A brush fire burning in northern San Luis Obispo County has been contained, according to Cal Fire. The fire burned five acres in the 400 block of LP Ranch Road near El Pomar, east of Templeton. No structures were burned. Crews had the fire contained a little before... more »
  • Vehicles catch on fire at auto wrecking yard

    June 1, 2010 7:39 PM

    Cal Fire crews responded to a vehicle fire at R & R Auto Wrecking on the 700 block of Sheridan Road, Arroyo Grande around 3:45 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. A vehicle in the wrecking yard caught fire and spread to other vehicles and debris nearby. Crews had the fire contained... more »
  • Hazmat scare in Pismo Beach turns out to be just a scare

    May 25, 2010 10:54 PM

    A hazmat scare in Pismo Beach turns out to be just that, a scare. Cal Fire reported a 55 gallon barrel was found with an unknown substance. It was discovered at the end of Frady Road behind the wastewater treatment plant around 8:30 Tuesday morning. But it was a false... more »
  • Cal Fire: Vehicle on fire on Highway 101

    April 21, 2010 9:50 PM

    Cal Fire crews say they are working to put out a vehicle fire on southbound Highway 101, just north of Thompson Avenue near Arroyo Grande. Firefighters were called out around 6:30 p.m. and say when crews arrived the vehicle was fully involved. Witnesses say traffic is backing up. No... more »
  • Smoking may have caused house fire on Nipomo Mesa

    March 28, 2010 7:15 PM

    Smoking may be to blame for a house fire on the Nipomo Mesa that caused thousands of dollars in damage. The fire broke out in a home in the 2000 block of Callender Road near Raptor Street just before 12:30 a.m. Sunday. It took fire crews about an... more »
  • CHP helicopter over Shell Beach looking for possible swimmer

    February 14, 2010 11:23 PM

    A spokesperson for Cal Fire says a California Highway Patrol helicopter is circling the Shell Beach area, looking for a possible lost swimmer. A call came in around 6:20 p.m. this evening, from a concerned citizen who says they saw someone swimming in the ocean near the Cliff's Hotel, then... more »
  • Investigation underway after fire breaks out at a Los Osos home

    January 18, 2010 1:25 AM

    Investigators are trying to determine what caused a house to catch fire in Los Osos. Cal Fire crews responded to the 1100 block of Pasadena Drive around 9:45 Saturday night, after a neighbor reported flames leaping from the house. Firefighters were able to contain the flames to one... more »
  • Vehicle runs into ambulance bay at Twin Cities Hospital

    January 2, 2010 5:04 PM

    San Luis Obispo Cal Fire is confirming that there has been a vehicle accident in the ambulance bay at Twin Cities Hospital in Templeton. The spokesperson says the vehicle was not an ambulance, and that the victim or victims of the vehicle will require extrication. Keep checking ksby.com for... more »
  • Electric blanket to blame for house fire in SLO County

    December 15, 2009 1:36 AM

    Cal Fire crews say an electric blanket is to blame for a fire in a home in northern San Luis Obispo County. Firefighters were called out to the 4100 block of Las Tablas Willow Creek Road, near Paso Robles, just after 6:00 p.m. One person was home at the... more »
  • Firefighters quickly contain small brush fire in San Luis Obispo

    December 1, 2009 6:34 AM

    Fire crews make quick work of a small brush fire in San Luis Obispo. The small blaze started at about 10:00p.m. Monday, near the southern portion of Calle Joaquin. Fire crews arrived on scene at about 10:30p.m. and were able to contain the fire to about an acre within... more »
  • Heating lamp sparks flames at house in Nipomo

    November 30, 2009 6:36 PM

    Cal Fire investigators say a heating lamp for animals is to blame for a fire at a home in Nipomo. The fire broke out around 10:00 Monday morning in the 500 block of Stanton Road. That is when a neighbor saw smoke and flames billowing from the roof... more »
  • Fire crews battling structure fire in Nipomo

    November 30, 2009 1:20 PM

    Cal Fire crews are responding to a structure fire on the Nipomo Mesa. Firefighters were called out just after 10 a.m. to the intersection of Viejo Road and the 500 block of Stanton Road. Some of the first crews on scene say there was smoke and flames coming from... more »
  • Overnight house fire in Nipomo

    November 18, 2009 2:05 PM

    Cal Fire crews were called out to a home on the 200 block of Colt Lane in Nipomo at 1:40 this morning.When they arrived, they found a fire had broken out in one of the walls of the home. Crews estimated about $2,000 worth of damage. An investigation is... more »
  • Prescribed burn to begin Monday evening

    November 16, 2009 1:57 AM

    CAL FIRE will be conducting a 1 90 acre prescribed burn beginning Monday evening , and will go through W ednesday. T he burn will be located on PG&E property near P oint B uchon and in C rowbar C anyon. CAL FIRE conducted a prescribed burn near... more »
  • Seeing smoke near San Luis Obispo?

    November 14, 2009 3:09 PM

    CAL FIRE, in cooperation with local landowners, is conducting a prescribed burn on Saturday. The 920-acre burn is located one mile south of Lopez Lake near Phoenix Canyon. Fire officials say the burn will help reduce brush and other wildland fuels in an area prone to wildfires. ... more »

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