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Fire ripping through Walgreens..

Original post made by Danny, Crescent Park, on Jul 1, 2007

I was just downtown, and a fire is bursting out of the roof of the Walgreens on University Avenue. It looks pretty major -- lots of firetrucks and people around.

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Posted by thx
a resident of Palo Alto High School
on Jul 1, 2007 at 10:44 pm

Thanks for posting, Danny. I was wondering where the sirens were headed and where the smoky smell is coming from. Good that this sort of information gets shared here on the forum. Keep us posted. Time to close the windows for the night.


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Posted by cram
a resident of Palo Alto Hills
on Jul 1, 2007 at 10:52 pm

I hope everyone's ok.

I also hope someone takes some photos.


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Posted by QQ
a resident of Barron Park
on Jul 1, 2007 at 11:04 pm

A bunch of yahoos are on top of 445 and 529 Bryant taking photos. Police are heading in now to evacuate them.


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Posted by Danny
a resident of Crescent Park
on Jul 1, 2007 at 11:15 pm

No problem thx. Us Palo Alto folk need to stick together. :)


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Posted by QQ
a resident of Barron Park
on Jul 1, 2007 at 11:47 pm

The building just suffered a structural collapse. Everyone is being evacuated 200 feet from the structure in case it goes down. Could PAIX be in danger?


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Posted by FP
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jul 2, 2007 at 1:40 am

No danger to PAIX. Fire is out!