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Fire causes damage to Career Development Center

A two-alarm fire early Saturday morning caused extensive damage to the

Career Development Center (CDC). The fire resulted in significant structural damage to the center's Career Resources Library and severe smoke and water damage throughout the remainder of the building. There were no injuries.

The fire began at approximately 1:12 a.m. Saturday, May 26, and was contained at 3:00 a.m. The Palo Alto Fire Department is investigating the cause of the blaze.

The Bakewell Building, located at 355 Galvez Street, will be used as a temporary site for the CDC. Those with appointments scheduled for Tuesday, May 29, are asked to go there to reschedule their appointments. Updated information regarding the overall status of the CDC will be available Tuesday afternoon at

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