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Fire at Romic burns worker's ears

Original post made on Aug 31, 2007

The old adage that burning ears mean someone is talking behind one's back took on a new and painful meaning for one employee at Romic Environmental Technologies.
The employee received first and second-degree burns on his ears when a 55-gallon drum of flammable liquids burst into flames.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, August 30, 2007, 12:14 PM

Comments (3)

Posted by Safe day Campaign, a resident of Mountain View
on Aug 31, 2007 at 5:22 am

YESTERDAY'S NEWS IN ABOUT 30 DAYS.............


Posted by Walter_E_Wallis, a resident of Midtown
on Aug 31, 2007 at 7:35 am

A minor industrial accident. Out in the real world, people sometimes get hurt. Obviously the backup here that kept the fire from spreading or the man's injuries from being worse are of no account. 100 jobs flushed by fools who believe that everything comes from a store, neatly packaged.


Posted by Bob Sales, a resident of Midtown
on Oct 3, 2007 at 3:11 pm

[Post removed by Palo Alto Online staff.]


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