San Luis Obispo County

Man dies in San Luis Obispo house fire

Man dies in structure fire in San Luis Obispo


One man has died in a San Luis Obispo house fire Wednesday night.

It happened around 11 p.m. on the corner of Rich Court and Augusta Street. Two people were inside the home at the time of the fire.

When officers arrived, they found one woman was outside the home while the other person was still inside.

Firefighters tried resuscitating the man they found inside the home, but the man died at the scene.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but the San Luis Obispo City Fire Department says there's nothing to indicate it was suspicious or deliberate.

The home is significantly damaged. It took firefighters about 20 minutes to put out the fire.

This fire was just a few blocks away from a freight train fire that happened Wednesday morning.

Firefighters are battling a structure fire Wednesday night in San Luis Obispo.

The fire broke out in a house near the corner of Rich Ct and Augusta St just before 11:00 p.m. 

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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