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Otay Mesa battery storage fire frightens Morro Bay residents

By KAREN VELIE After more than two weeks, firefighters are still on scene at a battery storage facility fire in Otay Mesa in Southern California. On May 15, the Otay Mesa facility erupted in flames. Because of the presence of lithium-ion batteries, firefighters were unsure how to put the fire out and how to keep […]

Fire teams responding to quarter-acre vegetation fire off Highway 46 east of Templeton Friday

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY, Calif. – Fire crews are responding to a commercial vehicle fire and associated quarter-acre vegetation fire along westbound Highway 46 near Camino del Capitan Friday.

According to the San Luis Obispo County Fire Department, the fire started when a semi-truck caught fire which caused the surrounding vegetation fire.

This is an ongoing emergency fire response and more information will be added to this article as it becomes available.

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Lompoc detectives arrest wanted suspect over shooting

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Lompoc detectives on Wednesday arrested a wanted suspect over a shooting that occurred in the Santa Barbara County city in April. Detectives had obtained search and arrest warrants for Armando Vela, 34, over his connection to the mid-April shooting. Detectives served the search warrant and a found a sawed-off shotgun, a rifle, […]

Pickup truck collides with Chumash Casino bus on Highway 154

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A pickup truck collided with a Chumash Casino Resort bus that was carrying 20 people on Highway 154 late Thursday night. Shortly before midnight, callers reported the collision on Highway 154 near Stagecoach Road, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department. The man who was driving the pickup suffered moderate injuries, […]