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One person dead, another hospitalized following a structure fire in Arroyo Grande

Posted at 11:46 PM, Aug 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-24 02:32:21-04

ONE PERSON AND A PET DIED IN A HOUSE FIRE IN ARROYO GRANDE SATURDAY NIGHT. ANOTHER PERSON REMAINS HOSPITALIZED. — UPDATE (Sun. 11:31 a.m.) — One person and a pet died following a house fire in Arroyo Grande, according to Five Cities Fire Authority officials.

Another person was injured and remains in the hospital as of Sunday morning.

Fire crews are continuing to investigate the cause of the fire on Sunday.


ORIGINAL STORY (Sat. 11:46 p.m.) — Five Cities Fire Authority and CAL FIRE SLO are on scene of a mobile home fire in the Grande Mobile Manor neighborhood on South Halcyon Road and The Pike in Arroyo Grande.

Fire officials say one person has been transported to the hospital and they are still looking for another potential victim.

As of 12:31 a.m., a San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Coroner is on the scene, but it is unclear at this time if the other person inside the home is deceased.

Five Cities Fire Authority Public Information Officer Chief Steve Lieberman says fire crews were able to make a quick attack to the fire, limiting damage to the unit next to the mobile home that burned.

This is a developing story. Check back later for more details.