North Palo Alto house fire extinguished

A two-alarm house fire broke out in the 2100 block of Louis Road in Palo Alto Friday morning, Fire Department officials said.

The fire was reported at the one-story house at 5:02 a.m. By 5:58 a.m., the flames were knocked down, fire officials stated on Twitter.

The homeowner escaped the blaze, officials reported. Flames could be seen from the street reaching at least 15 feet in the air.

At least 11 emergency vehicles and their crews responded to the fire.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The 2100 block is located between North California Avenue and Embarcadero Road.

See related story: Firefighters use new techniques to douse Louis Road blaze

— Bay City News and Palo Alto Weekly staff


1 person likes this
Posted by Fact check
a resident of Community Center
on Dec 30, 2016 at 9:59 pm

Fact check is a registered user.

Great job by the fire department.

But PAW this is in North Palo Alto? Not that it matters whether it is Notth or South, but your title is wrong.

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