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Firefighters battle blaze at Hopyard Road apartment complex

Original post made on Jul 12, 2014

A two-alarm fire destroyed a second-floor apartment and damaged at least one other last night in a building at an eight-unit apartment complex at 1302 Hopyard Rd.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Saturday, July 12, 2014, 8:07 AM

Comments (22)

Posted by Weakly, a resident of Birdland
on Jul 12, 2014 at 11:48 pm

Just more Pleasanton employees standing around. Glad everyone is ok and would like to thank the Red Cross Volunteers (Hero's). For my Brotherhood,nice but really 8


Posted by Right, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 13, 2014 at 7:24 am

(Post removed by Pleasanton Weekly Online staff as irrelevant to this thread.)


Posted by Dominick, a resident of Birdland
on Jul 13, 2014 at 7:40 am


So you don't think you need firefighters in this town? You can say that until your house catches fire or you get in a car accident. I agree, they make too much money in California and are hiding behind pension plans that break most city budgets. But a job that is appreciated.


Posted by Truth, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 13, 2014 at 5:00 pm

Thank you firefighters...please ignore the idiots above as they have never done anything brave in their entire entitled life...you guys are worth every penny and more...keep up the good work!


Posted by Thank You, a resident of Country Fair
on Jul 13, 2014 at 5:07 pm

The morons Weakly and Right obviously have no clue as to what a firefighter does. Who do you think is the first responder when you call 911?? It is the fire department. They help save lives in addition to putting out fires. Thank you Firefighters for all that you do! Until you have worked a day in their shoes, then keep your mouth shut and stop complaining about how much money they make.


Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Jul 13, 2014 at 5:52 pm

FYI: I happen to have great admiration for the PPD and Firefighters!

VIVA!


Posted by Thank You Firefighters, a resident of Amador Estates
on Jul 13, 2014 at 8:39 pm

If it was up to me, I'd have you retire at age 25 with full pay and benefits, rather than age 50! You are my eternal heroes, and if you take a year off on work comp from time to time, so be it! You deserve it! If all you haters think its easy to sleep at the firehouse every night, try it yourself! These taxpayers are just jealous of your fitness because they could not do your job.


Posted by Suzi, a resident of Dublin
on Jul 14, 2014 at 8:20 am

They have to send that many firemen/fire trucks because it involved a multi-dwelling building. You would be amazed how fast that fire could have spread to the other apartments and if they did not have the manpower and trucks there, it could easily have turned into a disaster with possible injuries and/or fatalities.


Posted by Tom F., a resident of Castlewood
on Jul 14, 2014 at 10:05 am

Grease fire? Gee......don't suppose the occupants were from the sub-continent do you?


Posted by Crusty Nads, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 14, 2014 at 10:07 am

This complex is one of the "illegals" havens in PTown. Expect more of these events to take place when the low-cost housing goes in.


Posted by Citizen, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 14, 2014 at 10:08 am

Thank you, LPFD and ACF, for your service!!


Posted by Alert, a resident of Pleasanton Valley
on Jul 14, 2014 at 10:52 am

If my memory serves me. there have been 1 or 2 fires in this complex over the years.


Posted by John, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 14, 2014 at 10:54 am

"Tom F." and "Crusty Nads" ... shameful racism.

I, for one, am grateful that my taxes go to something as critical and beneficial to our community as our First Responders.


Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Jul 14, 2014 at 12:05 pm

yup...first responders is what makes the world a better place!

GRACIAS!


Posted by Stella, a resident of Downtown
on Jul 14, 2014 at 7:44 pm

FYI-it is not a 8 unit apartment complex but rather 8 apartment in one building. there is a difference. as for all you morons thinking the bad-white people that own homes have grease fires too


Posted by Vital Public Service, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 14, 2014 at 9:53 pm

Way over paid (period)


Posted by Tom F, a resident of Castlewood
on Jul 15, 2014 at 5:07 am

(Post removed by Pleasanton Weekly Online staff as irrelevant to this thread.)


Posted by weakly, a resident of Birdland
on Jul 15, 2014 at 10:07 pm

Truth, I am in the Business and can tell you 8 is way to many.We are the first ones because of the way dispatch works. We pretty much only know how to hold IV bags.Pleasanton needs to have Paramedic/Firefighters and stop treating every fire like a training call.We would be fine with half volunteers.


Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Jul 16, 2014 at 8:56 am

Volunteers? NOT!

Perhaps all registered voters in Plutonia be assigned rotations. That way, all registered voters would have an opportunity to serve their community, save lives/property, and help out the Fire Department.

Cholo...that's a waaaaaaay cool idea but I doubt that concerned Plutonians would bother to show up!!! tee hee hee...tee hee hee...hahahahahahahahaa

signed,

anony


Posted by liberalism is a disease, a resident of Birdland
on Jul 16, 2014 at 9:36 am

liberalism is a disease is a registered user.

so glad you live in livermore, cholo. Thanks for staying there and for your continued 'concern' for OUR city.


Posted by Cholo, a resident of Dublin
on Jul 16, 2014 at 2:59 pm

a big fire...watch out...store your valuables...buy a new car and drive off into the sunset...sparks fly so out of hotels to close to your homes...there's a sale on pork chops 'n raising...buy a ton...hurry hurry the sale ends soon!!!

but wait...if you can't fight a fire with water...what cha gonna do...NADA!


Posted by Pololo Mololo, a resident of Livermore
on Jul 16, 2014 at 3:01 pm

what cha gonna do?

answer: eat porkchops 'n raisins...tee hee hee


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