PASO ROBLES, CA – At approximately 3:44 p.m. on June 7th, Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services responded to Nighthawk Drive for a reported residential structure fire.
Firefighters arrived at scene to discover a fire burning between two residences and extending into the interior of both a single-story residential home and an adjacent two-story home. Due to the amount of fire involvement, a second alarm was requested by the initial arriving unit. Fire was contained within 15 minutes of arrival with both structures sustaining moderate damage. All occupants were able to evacuate safely.
Two fire engines, one ladder truck and two Battalion Chief’s from Paso Robles Fire responded to the incident. Under the City’s automatic aid agreement, two engines and one Battalion Chief from Cal Fire/SLO County and one engine from Atascadero responded. Under the SLO County Mutual Aid Plan three additional engines, a Division Chief, and a breathing support unit responded as part of the second alarm assignment. To assist with fire investigation the San Luis Obispo Fire Investigation Strike Team was activated. In total, thirty-two firefighters worked to contain the fire and five fire prevention staff assisted with investigation. Additional assistance was provided by Paso Robles Police Department, PG&E, Southern California Gas Company, and San Luis Ambulance Service.
Cause of the fire was undetermined.
Battalion Chief Scott Hallett