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Clutter fuels two-alarm house fire in Mountain View

Original post made on Jan 28, 2013

One person suffered minor injuries in a two-alarm fire in northeastern Mountain View Monday morning, fire officials said. Mountain View and Palo Alto firefighters were busy removing smoldering debris from the home at around 11 a.m.

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Posted by Its o.k.k.k.
a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on Jan 28, 2013 at 1:59 pm

Time to collect the entirety of the insurance!


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Posted by observer
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jan 28, 2013 at 6:07 pm

Hoarding has a mental illness component. We helped an elderly member of our church to try to clean out her hoard, and it almost destroyed decades-long relationships, aside from making several people ill. It's hard to help people, it's not just about spring cleaning. If only it were.


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Posted by napy
a resident of another community
on Dec 2, 2013 at 3:13 am

I used to live in this house decades ago.


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