SLO Police Declare Fire a Crime Scene

The San Luis Obispo Police have declared the area where a mobile home that caught fire near Laguna Lake a crime scene.

According to a press release from SLOPD, San Luis Obispo City Fire Department personnel responded to a report of a mobile home on fire with numerous explosions at the Laguna Lake Mobile Home Park around 5:57 p.m. on Tuesday.

According to the press release, when the city Fire Engine 4 arrived on scene the fire captain reported a double-wide trailer that was fully involved in fire, multiple explosions. In addition, the fire was spreading to another trailer.

Officials stated the fire had the potential of spreading to multiple mobile homes.

However, a quick, aggressive fire attack by firefighters kept the fire from spreading to neighboring homes.  After the fire it was discovered that the explosions were from a plethora of butane canisters found on site.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Investigators say due to some of the items found on site the police department declared the mobile home a crime scene and is working hand-in-hand with arson investigators to determine the cause of the fire.

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SLO Police Declare Fire a Crime Scene was last modified: January 14th, 2019 by admin
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Tags: arson

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