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Grass fire blazing near Stanford Dish

Cal Fire is attacking a 15-acre fire in Palo Alto at Junipero Serra Boulevard and Frenchmans Road in unincorporated Santa Clara County between Stanford University and Interstate Highway 280.

No burning structures or injuries have been reported although some structures are threatened, according to a Cal Fire dispatcher.

The fire was reported at about 4:13 p.m. and an air assault is underway, the dispatcher said.

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

— Bay City News Service

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Posted by vanessa bryand
a resident of another community
on Jun 25, 2007 at 9:38 pm

when do they expect the fire to be under control?


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Posted by Becca Tom
a resident of Adobe-Meadows
on Jun 26, 2007 at 9:05 am

Where any structures burned?


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Posted by Nora Charles
a resident of Stanford
on Jun 27, 2007 at 1:30 am

Nora Charles is a registered user.

I thought it was strange I didn't smell smoke (I even took a walk in the early evening of the fire) until last night. The house filled with smoke around midnight making it hard to sleep. We have an Eichler and the atrium smells dreadful. I drove by the site today and it was unnerving to see the blackened areas. Too close for comfort, maybe half a mile from my house.

My admiration for our firefighters and those fighting the terrible Lake Tahoe blaze is boundless. These amazing and brave heroes should be paid a fortune!


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