Menlo Park Fire

Cause of structure fire on Grayson Court remains illusive, damage to home is extensive

The cause of a structure fire early Sunday evening that caused $300,000 in damage to a home and day care center on Grayson Court in Menlo Park is still undetermined. When Menlo Park Fire arrived, they found that a covered patio was fully engulfed, and the fire was spreading into the house. No one was home […]

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Menlo Park Fire locates body of man who jumped to his death from Dumbarton Bridge

Menlo Park Firefighters suspended search efforts around noon yesterday (7/21) when they located a male body just south of Cooley Landing in the waters of the San Francisco Bay. Firefighters first responded to the reports of an individual who had abandoned his vehicle on the center span of the Dumbarton Bridge on Saturday, July 16, at 6.56 pm. Witnesses stated they had […]

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Quick action by neighbor minimizes fire damage, saves pets at home in the Willows

  A neighbor noticed smoke coming from a home on Concord Drive in the Willows late Monday afternoon and heard a smoke detector sounding inside the home. The neighbor called 911, entered the home, and found a dryer on fire on the second floor. Before leaving the structure, the neighbor saved the family dog and bird by […]

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Suspect arrested in March 28 brush fire in Menlo Park

On 03/28/2016, shortly before 4:00 pm, the Menlo Park Police Department and the Menlo Park Fire District responded to the area of University Avenue, east of Adams Drive on the report of a brush fire which involved a homeless encampment. The fire, once extinguished, was later determined by investigators of the Menlo Park Fire District […]

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CERT training offered in March in Menlo Park

Free CERT training is being offered this month in Menlo Park. CERT stands for Community Emergency Response Team. The training teaches you how to take care of yourself, your neighbors, and help your community in the event of an emergency or disaster. You’ll learn things like how to properly put out a fire, lift heavy objects off people, […]

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Pancake breakfast at Menlo Park Fire Station #1 combines good eats with fire prevention tips

The first Saturday in October brought out families hungry for good eats at the 12th annual pancake breakfast at Fire Station #1 in Menlo Park. Along the way, they also learned about the importance of fire prevention. The popular event, hosted by the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, the Junior League of Palo Alto/Mid Peninsula, […]

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10th annual pancake breakfast at the fire house on Saturday (10/2)

Come for the pancakes and stay for the fun at the 10th annual pancake breakfast on Saturday, Oct. 2,  sponsored by the Junior League of Palo Alto-Mid Peninsula, the Menlo Park Fire Protection District and the Stanford Park Hotel. In addition to pancakes cooked to perfection by Menlo Park firefighters, the event will feature a […]

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