Arson to blame for Cabo San Luis fire, investgators say

Arson was to blame for the Wednesday morning fire that destroyed Cabo San Luis restaurant and damaged neighboring businesses, investigators said this afternoon.

Investigators with the San Luis Obispo Fire Department released a report a little shortly after 1 p.m. today saying that the fire appeared to have started against an outside wall of the Cabo San Luis restaurant – leading officials to believe that the fire was started by a person.

The San Luis Obispo fire and police departments will work jointly on the arson investigation to identify the responsible person or persons.

Anyone with information regarding the fire is asked to call fire investigator John Madden at 781-7381. Anonymous information may also be provided by calling Crime Stoppers at 549-7867.