On Wednesday, Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order to allow CAL FIRE to hire nearly 400 additional seasonal firefighters statewide. CAL FIRE SLO says 24 of those firefighters will be placed in San Luis Obispo County.
Firefighters say they’re making good progress on three wildfires burning on the Central Coast.
A fire that broke out Monday afternoon near Lake San Antonio in Monterey County was 50 percent contained as of Tuesday morning.
The Los Padres National Forest Service said the Range Fire is 100 acres and 50% contained.
A wildfire broke out Tuesday morning in the Big Sur area of the Los Padres National Forest.
People in far northern San Luis Obispo County may notice smoke from a fire burning in Monterey County.
Closing arguments have started in the trial against two men charged with involuntary manslaughter after a warehouse fire in the San Francisco Bay Area killed 36 people.
Firefighters responded to a grass fire near Lake Nacimiento on Friday.
Firefighters were responding to a brush fire that broke out along the Santa Maria Riverbed on Wednesday afternoon.
More than five dozen firefighters worked to put out a fire in the Salinas Riverbed in Paso Robles Monday evening, fire officials say.
Firefighters responded to a brush fire that broke out Monday evening in the Salinas Riverbed in Paso Robles.
Firefighters were responding to reports of a vegetation fire in Creston Monday afternoon.
The Trump administration is proposing an ambitious plan to slow Western wildfires by bulldozing, mowing or revegetating large swaths of land along 11,000 miles (17,700 kilometers) of terrain in the West.
Firefighters extinguished a small fire that broke out Thursday afternoon in San Luis Obispo.
CAL FIRE is burning about 60 acres of brush during a prescribed burn at Camp San Luis Obispo Thursday.
Santa Barbara County firefighters stopped a vegetation fire at less than an acre Wednesday morning.
CAL FIRE is planning to conduct a controlled burn just west of Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo County on Wednesday.
Firefighters worked to put out a small brush fire near the Oceano Dunes Monday afternoon.
Firefighters were battling a small grass fire that broke out along the side of Highway 46 Friday afternoon in northern San Luis Obispo County.
New figures released by California Gov. Gavin Newsom show the town of Paradise has lost over 90% of its population since last year’s devastating Camp Fire.