Post a New Topic
Original post made
on Jul 15, 2012
Some of the brightest minds in the country, huh? GO STANFORD!
Let's give them a break Bill W. Have you never made a significant regrettable human error? I wish the residents of the apartments a speedy return to normal life.
Wonder when Bill W "graduated" from Beserkeley?
I can top that. I heard of a Listing Agent who was showing buyers her own listing and she set her purse down on the cooktop. Next thing she knew it caught fire and she almost burned down her own listing! (What a way to make your sellers Happy!)
I also had a seller once who sold her Moss Beach property and was packing a U-Haul in the driveway getting the final things ready for her move to Reno. She went out for breakfast with a co-worker, and the buyer just happened to drive by, and saw the U-Haul trailer was burning in the driveway! The Buyer called the fire department! Apparently, the last thing they put into the trailer (An old mattress) had bumped the ceiling light fixture and it somehow smoldered and caught fire.
Not a great way to introduce yourself to your 11 closest new neighbors.
It was because of tiredness as a resident, and also due to the packing etc. Very sad for the fire, he or she didn't need that!
Some of the brightest minds in the country, huh?
Follow the money.
Student should reimburse Stanford, and reimburse other residents, and insurance company.
Name of student, address?????? When will this be known.
SPRINKLERS SHOULD BE REQUIRED IN ALL NEW OR LARGELY REMODELED HOUSES< E G< where it is taken down to frame, as on Lincoln this month.
"NOBODY DIES IN A SPRINKLED HOUSE" is largely true.
Maybe there wouldn't have been so much water damage if the PAFD had not sent seven (count 'em - SEVEN) trucks to this minor fire.
If PAFD sent a tanker, that 500 gallons of water/fire retardant didn't help the structure any.
The room was equipped with sprinklers that did activate and put the fire out. The Fire dept didn't put any water on the fire. The number of trucks that responed was what would have been needed had the fire not been put out by the sprinklers. Minor fires become big fires quickly if not controlled. Next time you ven is on, open the door and stick your head close and feel the heat. Multiply that by about 10 times and you will get some idea of the heat generated by a minor fire. Then think what it would be like to go into a building or room with that kind of heat.. give the fire folks a break. No, I'm not a fire fighter, never have been. But I have seen thier work first hand and am glad they do what they do.
Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.
Post a comment
Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online.
Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information
We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.
Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?
- Barron Park
- Charleston Gardens
- Charleston Meadows
- College Terrace
- Community Center
- Crescent Park
- Downtown North
- Duveneck/St. Francis
- Embarcadero Oaks/Leland
- Esther Clark Park
- Evergreen Park
- Greater Miranda
- Green Acres
- Greendell/Walnut Grove
- Leland Manor/Garland Drive
- Meadow Park
- Monroe Park
- Old Palo Alto
- Palo Alto Hills
- Palo Alto Orchards
- Palo Verde
- South of Midtown
- St. Claire Gardens
- The Greenhouse
- Triple El
- University South
- Woodland Ave. area (East Palo Alto)
- Addison School
- Barron Park School
- Duveneck School
- Egan Middle School (Los Altos)
- El Carmelo School
- Escondido School
- Fairmeadow School
- Gunn High School
- Hoover School
- JLS Middle School
- Jordan Middle School
- Juana Briones School
- Nixon School
- Ohlone School
- Palo Alto High School
- Palo Verde School
- Santa Rita (Los Altos)
- Terman Middle School
- Walter Hays School
- another community
- Another Palo Alto neighborhood
- East Palo Alto
- Los Altos
- Los Altos Hills
- Menlo Park
- Mountain View
- Portola Valley
Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.
Draeger’s Los Altos eyes upgrades, expansion
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 3,404 views
Is Coffee a Date?
By Laura Stec | 19 comments | 1,504 views
"the Summit" (CompPlan): Forewarned is Forearmed
By Douglas Moran | 22 comments | 938 views
A quiet moment
By Sally Torbey | 8 comments | 683 views
Gratitude, Repairing and Avoiding Affairs
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 676 views
Home & Real Estate
Shop Palo Alto
Send News Tips
Circulation & Delivery
Mountain View Voice
© 2015 Palo Alto Online
All rights reserved.