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Fire destroys Woodside home

Original post made on Jun 4, 2012

A fire completely destroyed a home at 1200 Bear Gulch Road in Woodside Saturday, June 2, despite efforts by six fire agencies. "It was a total loss," Woodside Fire Chief Dan Ghiorso said.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Sunday, June 3, 2012, 4:34 PM

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Posted by David
a resident of Palo Verde
on Jun 4, 2012 at 10:55 am

Its a long way up Bear Gulch Road. I viewed the smoke from the Baylands; the fire location was nearly up to Skyline. I am amazed that this fire did not turn into something much larger. Kudos to the responders. However, I did't see any air support. Maybe they had departed by the time I saw the smoke.


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Posted by Peter Carpenter
a resident of Atherton
on Jun 4, 2012 at 1:56 pm

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See the Almanac story:
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Water from a helicopter key in preventing conflagration this weekend

by Dave Boyce
Almanac Staff


Three 500-gallon buckets of water from a helicopter helped douse a three-alarm house fire at 1200 Bear Gulch Road on Saturday, June 2. The helicopter drops stopped an intense fire that had spread to nearby trees from becoming a conflagration that involved the forest, Fire Chief Dan Ghiorso of the Woodside Fire Protection District told the Almanac.


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Posted by FiresRBad
a resident of Midtown
on Jun 4, 2012 at 2:25 pm

Hope no pets were harmed by the fire either.


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