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Fire Officials: Yard, Fence Fire Displaces Family, Causes $20,000 Damage

The fire appears to be accidental, according to fire officials.

LIVERMORE, Ca: 1600 block of El Padro Dr. Map Courtesy: Google Maps
LIVERMORE, Ca: 1600 block of El Padro Dr. Map Courtesy: Google Maps

Information submitted, written by Livermore Pleasanton Fire—

The LPFD responded to a fire in the side yard between two residences in the 1600 block of El Padro Dr. at 2:53 a.m. on June 30.  Numerous neighbors reported the fire. The fence and side yards were heavily involved in fire upon our arrival.  

The fire had spread to both residences, but the fire was quickly extinguished by fire personnel.   

Damage to the residences were minimal.  One family was displaced, and relocated to a relatives.  Paramedics Plus Ambulance examined one resident on the scene, but this resident chose not to be transported. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation, and appears to be accidental. An early dollar loss is estimated at $20,000.

Linda Pigott June 30, 2014 at 05:55 PM
Can you tell me who I can contact about a house that has been vacant for at least a year now. I have contacted the Livermore Police and no one has returned my emails. The house has 4 and 5 ft tall dry grass all around it and is a fire trap. Thanks if anyone can give me a contact I would be grateful.
Sherrill Cody June 30, 2014 at 07:30 PM
Linda, pls call me, I can help. 925-321-3296.
Mrs. Brown June 30, 2014 at 08:24 PM
I have contacted neighborhood preservation several times over the years for the same problem. They were always helpful and followed up.
T. Brickle July 17, 2014 at 11:15 AM
Good advice, Mrs. Brown. Call Neighborhood Preservation @ 925-960-4444. They will look into it, if they aren't already doing so.

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