|Los Altos fire causes $500,000 in damages
Crimes & Incidents, posted by Editor, Palo Alto Online, on Apr 3, 2012 at 12:33 pm
Santa Clara County firefighters have extinguished a one-alarm fire that caused an estimated $500,000 in damage to the garage of a Los Altos home this morning, a fire official said.
Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, April 3, 2012, 11:17 AM
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Posted by Bob, a resident of the Ventura neighborhood, on Apr 3, 2012 at 12:33 pm
Glad nobody was hurt. But, gee, my little house is much smaller than 2,000 square feet and my insurance replacement cost is only $350K. What the heck is in a garage that size?
Posted by Joe, a resident of the Barron Park neighborhood, on Apr 3, 2012 at 2:06 pm
> She said the home is known as The Castle "for its beauty and grandeur."
See the story and photos in the Los Altos Patch: Web Link
I'm guessing that your neighbors don't call your house "The Castle"!
Posted by Bob, a resident of the Ventura neighborhood, on Apr 3, 2012 at 3:31 pm
No, they sure don't. Reading your link, it seems that "carriage house" got translated to "garage" so us regular folks could understand it.
Personally, I park my carriage (Oldsmobile) on the country lane (street) next to the entry way (front yard).
Posted by Danielle, a resident of the Midtown neighborhood, on Apr 5, 2012 at 12:20 am
Snip snip snip people!! Go play Wordfeud!