Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Not-contained fires can spread quickly, San Jose

Remember, there were comments about the small 4th of July fire at Pedro Point? 

Hello Highway!
A little wind, off we go...
San Francisco Chronicle/SF Gate/Jenna Lions, 7/13/15. "San Jose fire spreads next to 101"

"A San Jose fire that spread near the highway has shut down a lane on southbound 101, according to California Highway Patrol.

CHP spokesman Officer Ross Lee said the blaze started in a building in the 4900 block of Snow Drive, then the fire jumped to grass on the righthand shoulder of southbound 101 south of Hellyer Avenue. San Jose Fire Department is currently putting out the fire.

“CHP personnel is on the scene doing traffic control,” he said. “Currently they have the number four lane of southbound 101 shut down.” Officials first received calls reporting smoke in the area View image on Twitter at about 3 p.m., Lee said. It is unsure when the lane will reopen."

Note:  Tweeted photographs by Tami Raines from the above article.

Posted by Kathy Meeh


Anonymous said...

Did this fire pose any threat to Pacifica? Just asking?

Kathy Meeh said...

332, are you asking if we should now vote for the dumbest question of this year?

Anonymous said...

Kathy -- you and I disagree about almost everything, but your response to 3:32 is very funny.