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Sheriff, local law enforcement send convoys to Woolsey Fire

Posted at 3:01 PM, Nov 10, 2018

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office is organizing dozens of additional law enforcement personnel to help provide mutual aid to crews covering the Woolsey and Hill Fires, burning in Ventura County.

Because of a change in the fire’s behavior, an additional 27 law enforcement personnel are heading to the fire. Law enforcement said people may see large caravans of patrol cars heading south on Highway 101.

The San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Office is sending 27 deputies.

Additionally,  the Pismo Beach Police Department, San Luis Obispo Police Department, Arroyo Grande Police Department, Cal Poly Police and Cuesta Police are each sending two additional officers from their respective agencies.

Deputies with the Sheriff’s Office said they will continue to coordinate resources with other local law enforcement agencies if more resources are requested.