SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif.--San Luis Obispo City Fire Department personnel responded to a report of multiple trees on fire at 1185 Foothill Blvd on March 24th, 2013 at 2:48am.
When crews arrived, five palm trees that were fully engulfed with the fire threatening the apartment complex at that address.
The fire did scorch the siding of the apartment complex, but a quick, aggressive fire attack by San Luis Obispo City Firefighters kept the fire from spreading.
No emergency response personnel or civilians were injured fighting this blaze.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but deemed suspicious. Due to some of the items found on site the Police Department is declaring the area a crime scene and is working hand-in-hand with Arson Investigators to determine the cause of the fire.