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Stanford Dish area remains closed due to fire danger

Original post made on Jul 4, 2007

The Dish area in the Stanford foothills, popular with hikers and joggers, will remain closed at least through July 8 because of extreme fire danger. Some 200 acres in the area burned last week.

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Posted by Bob Dobson
a resident of Menlo Park: University Heights
on Jul 4, 2007 at 11:09 pm

So what caused the fire? "Human activity" doesn't tell us much. Was it a carelessly tossed cigarette? Arson? Whoever caused it should be penalized harshly. Their boneheaded move is preventing the rest of us from using the area.