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Brush fire on E. Bayshore Road

Original post made by Tyler Hanley, digital editor of Palo Alto Online, on Sep 8, 2010

We are getting reports of a brush fire at 3201 E. Bayshore Road in Palo Alto. Details will be posted as soon as they become available.

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Posted by StaredatGoats
a resident of Barron Park
on Sep 9, 2010 at 8:53 am

I noticed they put goats out there to eat the weeds. Were they put there after this fire?

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Posted by Palo Parent
a resident of Greenmeadow
on Sep 9, 2010 at 8:58 am

I would say "well done Editor" but that would be a terrible pun.

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Posted by Resident
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Sep 9, 2010 at 10:11 am

I heard about this on the radio and then noticed the report about the accident snarling traffic right opposite that area. Was there any connection? What was the fire, you mentioned updates but they never came?

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Posted by Tyler Hanley
digital editor of Palo Alto Online
on Sep 9, 2010 at 10:25 am

Tyler Hanley is a registered user.

The brush fire was a minor blaze on the northbound side of Highway 101, south of the Oregon Expressway exit. It was quickly extinguished by Palo Alto firefighters. The crash occurred later in the afternoon on Highway 101 (southbound) near San Antonio Avenue. The incidents were unrelated but both caused traffic back-ups, especially the crash, which involved four vehicles.

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