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Fire destroys Mountain View apartment

Original post made on Dec 17, 2007

A three-alarm fire that destroyed one apartment unit Sunday and damaged three others was started after a cooking fire got away from a resident, according to Mountain View fire spokesman Lynn Brown.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, December 17, 2007, 9:33 AM

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Posted by Mayfield Child
a resident of Green Acres
on Dec 17, 2007 at 10:30 am

Would appreciate it if the Weekly would print a REMINDER in the paper for people to read about how to deal with a kitchen grease fire.
Prevention could save horrible disfigurement, loss of property and lives....................Thanks.


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Posted by Doris
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Dec 17, 2007 at 4:17 pm

Just a FYI for those who panic when there is a grease fire. You can use regular table salt that is always in the kitchen cabinet, this will smother and wipe out the grease fire. Or try smothering with the lid of the skillet/pot.
Please feel free to jump in with some of your home remedies.

Thanks.


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