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Two reported dead in Palo Alto house fire

Original post made on Jan 10, 2014

A house fire tonight at 988 Embarcadero Road has claimed the lives of two people, according to Palo Alto police and fire officials. Fire units were dispatched to the home at 7:17 p.m. Friday night and the announcement of the fatalities was made at 9:03 p.m.

Embarcadero Road is closed to traffic.

Further details will be posted as more information is available.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, January 10, 2014, 9:11 PM

Comments (3)

Posted by So Sad, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jan 10, 2014 at 9:36 pm

So sad! I just can't imagine how painful should be to die in fire. Hopefully they lost conciense before their bodies were in fire. Rest in peace, and God brings healing to their families.


Posted by Casa de Cerveza, a resident of Evergreen Park
on Jan 10, 2014 at 9:56 pm

Casa de Cerveza is a registered user.

My condolences to the family members of the deceased. Rest in Peace


Posted by Resident, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jan 10, 2014 at 11:12 pm

Very sad, particularly when the house is so close to a fire station!


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