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PASO ROBLES, CA – On Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at approximately 8:14 am, Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services responded to a report of a multi-family residential structure fire at 1211 Alamo Creek Drive in Paso Robles.
First arriving firefighters found an eight-unit apartment building with heavy fire emitting from two units and the common attack space. Due to the extent of the fire, a second alarm for additional mutual-aid resources was immediately requested.
Two fire engines, one ladder truck, and two Battalion Chiefs from Paso Robles responded. Under the City’s automatic and mutual aid agreements, four fire engines, one breathing support, and one Battalion Chief from Cal Fire / SLO County, one fire engine from Templeton Fire, one ladder truck from Atascadero Fire, one fire engine from Atascadero State Hospital Fire, and one fire engine from San Miguel Fire all responded to assist. A total of 39 firefighters responded to the incident with assistance from the Paso Robles Police Department with evacuations. Additional assistance was provided by San Luis Ambulance Service and American Red Cross.
Due to rapid fire growth, two residents were forced to jump from the second story window. Both residents were uninjured. During the investigation one deceased dog was located.
The American Red Cross is currently working with 40 residents who were displaced because of the fire. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.
Media Contact Brian Lewis