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Fire causes $400,000 damage to Menlo Park home

Original post made on Mar 9, 2010

A one-alarm fire caused about $350,000 in structural damage and $50,000 in damage to contents of a single-story home in Menlo Park's Sharon Heights neighborhood Saturday afternoon.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Sunday, March 7, 2010, 11:37 PM

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Posted by antonebraga
a resident of another community
on Mar 9, 2010 at 1:47 pm

I hope this helps. There's more to disaster preparedness/recovery than meets the eye. When it comes to our property, what do we expect in case of loss (hurricane, tornado, earthquake, flood, fire, etc.)? The disaster itself is news. What happens after the dust settles is the story: the aftermath shock. With a little curiosity you can mitigate that shock.

Here is something the public should know. Insurance policyholders, and more importantly disaster survivors, need to be informed of access to equality--basic rights and information. The internet reaches far more people than anyone would have ever imagined, though difficult to gather those willing to pause, to inspect, to further...to think on their own. And yet, much is available gratis! It just takes looking: www.disasterprepared.net/info.html


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