Department Store, Retail Paso Robles, CA – Sprinkler system held fire in check at Lowe’s Home Improvement until fire crews arrived February 21, 2019 viking210 Leave a comment A fire started inside the Lowe’s Home Improvement in Paso Robles on Saturday night. According to Paso Fire Battalion Chief Scott Hallett, a fire started in the rear of the building, in the receiving and storage area of the store around 8:30 p.m. Multiple resources responded alongside Paso Robles Fire including CAL FIRE and Atascadero Fire Department. The fire was “held in check” by the sprinkler prior to the arrival of firefighters, Hallet said. Crews worked about three hours, working on smoke evacuation and water removal. Hallet reported the fire caused minor damage to merchandise and damage to storage. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Taking the damage into account, Lowe’s Home Improvement is likely to reopen on Sunday, Hallett said.