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Fire damages psychic parlor in Los Altos

Two-alarm blaze reported at Krystal Readings

Santa Clara County firefighters extinguished a two-alarm fire that damaged a psychic parlor in Los Altos Saturday morning, June 9, a battalion chief said.

Firefighters responded to 923 N. San Antonio Road, where a fire was reported at Krystal Readings at 7:44 a.m., Battalion Chief Brad Darbro said. Firefighters contained the fire to that business and knocked down the two-alarm fire at about 8:15 a.m., Darbro said. As of 9:30 a.m., firefighters were completing overhaul of the site.

No injuries were reported.

— Bay City News Service

Comments

Posted by psych, a resident of College Terrace
on Jun 11, 2012 at 9:33 am

Why couldn't the psychics use their psychic powers to predict the fire and prevent it??? Or was this an inside job to collect insurance money for a failing business?


Posted by Townie, a resident of Los Altos
on Jun 11, 2012 at 9:33 am

Do you think the good folks at Krystal Readings predicted this?


Posted by Townie, a resident of Los Altos
on Jun 11, 2012 at 9:35 am

I was beaten to the first post by Psych. I guess these responses were, let's say, predictable.


Posted by soundslikeinsurancefraud, a resident of Los Altos Hills
on Jun 11, 2012 at 11:31 am

Sounds like the crazy psychics trying to collect insurance money..Let me guess, she lit one too many candles during a fake reading.

"I see money coming my way from an insurance claim..."


Posted by Hmmm, a resident of East Palo Alto
on Jun 11, 2012 at 11:38 am

This is one of the gypsy fortune teller parlors. I wonder what the boss of the territory might have to say about it? Or maybe he's also a talented prognosticator & saw it coming.


Posted by moi, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jun 11, 2012 at 2:46 pm

For their own safety, the Fire Department might have summoned some disembodied spirits knock it down.


Posted by moi corrected , a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jun 11, 2012 at 2:53 pm

OOPS --- my "to" mysteriously disappeared into the ether.

For their own safety, the Fire Department might have summoned some disembodied spirits to knock it down.


Posted by In the know, a resident of Midtown
on Jun 11, 2012 at 4:03 pm

My wife's friends daughter goes next store to the school for independent earners.
The school has had trouble for years with this fortune teller. They complain all the time about the high levels of energy that the students produce. She complains high levels of energy prevent her from seeing her clients inner energy????????


Posted by Hmmm, a resident of East Palo Alto
on Jun 11, 2012 at 5:29 pm

Huh, you'd think that the psychic would know ahead of time how much the students' "energy" might interfere w/the psychic's business. Sounds like that psychic should've had a consultation w/another psychic to see if it was a good spot for the business.


Posted by Scoops McKenzie, a resident of Crescent Park
on Jun 11, 2012 at 9:16 pm

Oh, come on Bay City News! Have a little fun with your day job. This is the lamest story I've ever read when the news recipe is fire/lawsuit/anything + psychic.

Couldn't even have used the old lede: "They should have seen it coming."


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