Fire crews battling East Palo Alto grass fire


Ten fire trucks and engines are responding to a two-alarm grass fire in East Palo Alto that broke out at around 3:50 p.m. The blaze, at Bayfront Expressway and University Avenue, is at the western end of the Dumbarton Bridge.

University Avenue is shut down at Purdue Avenue, and traffic is being turned around, according to the East Palo Alto Police department. Drivers are being asked to avoid University if possible.

Crews from the Menlo Park Fire Department, joined by other local jurisdictions, have responded.

This news story has been updated and posted here.


Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

El Camino: Another scheme to increase congestion?
By Douglas Moran | 24 comments | 2,618 views

Trials of My Grandmother
By Aldis Petriceks | 3 comments | 1,243 views

Lakes and Larders (part 2)
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 998 views

Salt & Straw Palo Alto to open Nov. 23
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 720 views