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One confirmed dead from 6-alarm fire

Original post made on Jul 9, 2013

One victim died in a six-alarm apartment building fire in Redwood City Sunday that also injured 21 people, fire officials confirmed Monday.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, July 9, 2013, 12:14 AM

Comments (4)

Posted by neighbor, a resident of another community
on Jul 9, 2013 at 9:43 am

THANK YOU FIREFIGHTERS -- for rescuing 100 people in a terrifying fire that broke out in the middle of the night.

This was a high-density building on a very busy street, and ladders were required for most rescues....the firefighters got elderly and disabled people out safely. One fatality, but it could have been much worse for the residents AND for the firefighters!

The firefighters earned their salary.


Posted by Melanie H, a resident of another community
on Jul 9, 2013 at 12:18 pm

The Salvation Army on Veterans is taking donations for the fire victims.


Posted by jordana freeman, a resident of another community
on Jul 9, 2013 at 12:22 pm

PLEASE DO NOT JUST DROP OFF GOODS FOR VICTIMS AT THE SALVATION ARMY. Members of the public seeking to donate goods should contact Janet Borgens at (650)366-2742 to make arrangements.

For up to date info, please follow the City of Redwood City on Twitter
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or subscribe to our enews, etc. Web Link


Posted by SteveC, a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Jul 9, 2013 at 3:04 pm

SteveC is a registered user.

Please, if you donate money, know the organization you are donating to. Lot of scammers out there when major house fire occure!


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