May 3, 2011 > Hayward Fire Department News
Hayward Fire Department News
Submitted By Captain Thor Poulsen, Hayward Fire Department
Woman drives car into Wendy's restaurant
A woman drove her car into the dining room of Wendy's restaurant located at 23969 Mission Boulevard. On Thursday, April 21 at about 12:30 p.m. 13 firefighters including three engines one truck and one battalion chief responded to the scene. The woman in her early fifties was driving a white Acura Legend. Instead of putting on the brakes, she hit the accelerator. The business, temporarily closed for inside dining, has resumed full operation.
Firefighters extinguished a smoky blaze on Thursday, April 27 at a residence located on 1161 D Street.
At about 3:18 p.m. Hayward firefighters received a call for a "possible house fire." Witnesses saw a lot of smoke; firefighters determined that the fire started in the backyard of the residence where it apparently heated up a propane cylinder attached to a barbecue.. Structural damage is estimated at $60,000 to $80,000. No injuries were reported. Fire personnel believe the cause may have been discarded cigarettes.