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High-rise fire evacuates downtown building

Original post made on Dec 6, 2008

A fire of undetermined cause broke out in an eighth-floor apartment in downtown Palo Alto late Saturday morning, causing a complete evacuation of the high-rise residential building at Cowper Street and Forest Avenue.

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Posted by Witness
a resident of University South
on Dec 6, 2008 at 5:17 pm

Kudos to the fire department! They were quick to arrive and really did an outstanding job. I saw trucks from Menlo as well as Palo Alto. I think I counted 10 - 15 trucks - they were prepared in case it got much worse which it could have!!!!

Thank you fire fighters for all that you do!!!!!


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