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21 households displaced by fire

Original post made on Apr 10, 2012

The cause of a two-alarm fire that displaced 21 households from an apartment complex on El Camino Real on Tuesday is still under investigation.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 11:26 AM

Comments (3)

Posted by Al, a resident of Cuesta Park
on Apr 10, 2012 at 2:51 pm

Who are the Fire Associates?


Posted by Fed-up, a resident of North Whisman
on Apr 10, 2012 at 3:01 pm

The Fire Associates are volunteers who show up at major fire events and serve coffee, cookies, water etc. to the firefighters.


Posted by Andrea Gemmet, Mountain View Voice Editor
on Apr 10, 2012 at 3:13 pm

Andrea Gemmet is a registered user.

Good question -- the story has been edited and should be a little clearer now. The Fire Associates of Santa Clara Valley aren't directly affiliated with fire departments, but its volunteers provide support "canteen service" to firefighters. They don't do any firefighting themselves.


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