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Clutter fuels two-alarm house fire in Mountain View

Original post made on Jan 28, 2013

One person suffered minor injuries in a two-alarm fire in northeastern Mountain View Monday morning, fire officials said. Mountain View and Palo Alto firefighters were busy removing smoldering debris from the home at around 11 a.m.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, January 28, 2013, 1:34 PM

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Posted by Its o.k.k.k.
a resident of Adobe-Meadows
on Jan 28, 2013 at 1:59 pm

Time to collect the entirety of the insurance!


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Posted by observer
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jan 28, 2013 at 6:07 pm

Hoarding has a mental illness component. We helped an elderly member of our church to try to clean out her hoard, and it almost destroyed decades-long relationships, aside from making several people ill. It's hard to help people, it's not just about spring cleaning. If only it were.


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Posted by napy
a resident of another community
on Dec 2, 2013 at 3:13 am

I used to live in this house decades ago.


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