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Fire in East Palo Alto damages two homes

Original post made on Jul 18, 2013

A second-alarm fire gutted one home and damaged another, sending eight engines into the northern part of East Palo Alto Wednesday. A UPS driver who assisted residents of one of the burning homes was sent to Stanford Hospital.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 5:34 PM

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Posted by Long Time EPA resident
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Jul 18, 2013 at 10:34 am

Thanks to the thoughtful UPS driver!


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Posted by maurice druzin
a resident of Crescent Park
on Jul 18, 2013 at 10:40 am

Sound like the UPS employee was a real hero, and should be recognised for what he or she did that day!


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Posted by Ralph Kerwin
a resident of another community
on Jul 18, 2013 at 2:34 pm

I believe that the Fire Investigator, Jon Johnston, was mis-heard by the reporter. In the last quote of the article, I'm certain he must have used the phrase "sources of ignition," not "sources of emission." Nothing else would make sense.


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Posted by Hate Fires
a resident of Midtown
on Jul 20, 2013 at 4:12 pm

I hate fires! in the forest and in our homes.
So sad that no one was killed, and hope no pets either.


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Posted by Hate Fires
a resident of Midtown
on Jul 20, 2013 at 4:16 pm

OOPs, meant So sad that No One was killed, and hope no pets either.