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'Lucky' break in potentially deadly East Palo Alto fire

Original post made on Apr 28, 2011

An East Palo Alto apartment complex that has posed a potentially deadly hazard caught fire on Thursday (April 28) evening, displacing 75 people, fire officials said.

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Posted by 101 passerby
a resident of Greenmeadow
on Apr 28, 2011 at 10:32 pm

Was driving north on 101 and saw the top floor fully engulfed in flames with much smoke and firefighters climbing a ladder to the rooftop.
Wondering how the fire began since it was around dinnertime.