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Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Public meeting Dec. 17 to address Loop Street water main, fire hydrants

More than 15 months after a five-alarm fire devastated a hilltop house in the Southwest Hills neighborhood, city officials say they are about to begin work on a public works package that includes installation of the first fire hydrants on Loop Street.

Saturday, July 27th, 2013

Lack of fire hydrants hampered response to Loop Street fire

The city’s engineering and capital improvements department plans to install fire hydrants on Loop Street sooner than previously planned after firefighters were forced to truck in water Wednesday evening to battle a house blaze.

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Retired physician’s hillside home destroyed by blaze

A fire Wednesday evening destroyed a ridgetop house owned by a well-known retired physician but firefighters from five departments were able to contain the blaze before it swept through wooded hills dotted with large, older homes.

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