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MP house nearly destroyed in three-alarm fire

Original post made on May 16, 2008

A three-alarm fire that started in a car parked in a garage all but destroyed a house Thursday evening at the corner of Chateau Drive and Valparaiso Avenue in Menlo Park. Photo: Firefighters on the roof of the home. Photo by Dave Boyce/The Almanac.


Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, May 15, 2008, 9:44 PM

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Posted by Harold Schapelhouman
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on May 16, 2008 at 1:49 pm

To the menlo Park B-Shift Firefighters - Great Job!

To the Automatic Aid Firefighters from Redwood City, Woodside, Palo Alto and San Carlos Belmont - Thank you for the assistance.

To the homeowners - We're all glad your ok and were not in the house. If there is anything else we can do for you never hesitate to contact me personally.

To the neighbors - Sorry for the disruption and thank you for your hospitality and kind words.

To the City of Menlo Park - We need to work together on adopting a residential sprinkler ordinance for the City. Together I know we can get there!

Harold Schapelhouman, Fire Chief
Menlo Park Fire Protection District


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Posted by Crane st. resident
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on May 16, 2008 at 2:49 pm

To the MP Firefighters, can't thank you enough! I'm so glad you're just around the block,
and appreciate all the kind words you always express to interested children.

And thank you for the special care of the poor dog. I hope he pulls through.


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