On Friday, May 13th at 1:35 pm Mountain View communications received a 911 call reporting heavy smoke at 717 Alice Avenue. Firefighters arrived on the scene, a one story single family residence, at 1:41 pm and found the garage fully involved. Firefighters initiated an aggressive fire attack and began searching the home. One person was located in the back yard and was transported to Valley Medical Center with non life threatening injuries. At 1:43 pm a second alarm was called and fire units from Palo Alto and Sunnyvale responded to assist. Firefighters continued the fire attack and declared the fire contained at 2:14 pm.
Incidents like these enable Random Acts to help residents of our community and it is our special relationship with the community that allow us to gauge their need.The resident in question lost all his belongings in this fire and was in need of day-to-day essentials. Mountain View Random Acts was able to assist him by giving him a $500 gift card.