Tuesday
September
23
2014
9:31 pm
Weather

  Home
  Local News
  State / National / World
  Sports
  Opinion / Letters
  Business
  Arts / Entertainment
  Lifestyle
  Obituaries
  Calendar
  Submit Event
  Comics / Games
  Classifieds
  DJ Designers
  Archives
  Advertise With Us
  About Us
 
 
 
 

Check out our archive of Dining Guides - Yum!

Letter: Fire at Sims Metal
November 14, 2013, 05:00 AM Letter

Editor,

The fire at Sims Metal in Redwood City on Sunday, Nov. 10 sent a thick plume of smoke over my neighborhood in unincorporated Redwood City. The odor was like burning plastic and the haze was dense over our neighborhood. We could not be outside since the smell was so bad. We did not get the “shelter-in-place” phone message for at least two to three hours after the fire started. By then the smoke was drifting thick and low over North Fair Oaks, Menlo Park and Atherton. Shame on Sims. That said, this incident is a reminder of just how foolish it is for Cargill to continue their plan for residential development on the salt ponds, just steps away from the Sims metal shredders.   

Marsha Cohen

Redwood City

 

 

Tags: redwood,


Other stories from today:

 

 
Print this Page Print this Page  |  Bookmark and Share
<< Back
 
Return To Archives
 
  


 
 
 
Daily Journal Quick Poll
 
Construction on the Peninsula?

Too much
Not enough
Sign of prosperity
Wish it would be staggered
Just right

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
U.S., Arab allies hit IS strongholds in Syria, Iraq
WASHINGTON — Combined U.S.-Arab airstrikes hit Islamic State military strongholds in Syria and Ira..
US: Ebola cases could hit 1.4 million by mid-January
MARIA CHENG, AP Medical Writer LONDON — New estimates by the World Health Organization and the U...
More >>  
 
 
  
 
  
 
©2014 San Mateo Daily Journal
San Bruno news