Prosper said requirements for emergency exits only apply to buses, and limousines are not required to have fire extinguishers. No smoking allowed, he told the crowd of partying women, including a newlywed bride from the Philippines. Brown said he stopped the car on the Hayward-San Mateo Bridge. But he said the passenger compartment was quickly engulfed in flames. Florida hunter bags record foot, 5-inch python. Christina Kitts said Monday that Fojas lived in Hawaii while she reviewed for her nursing exam, then took a job in Oakland for two years before moving to Fresno, where she had been a nurse at Community Regional Medical Center for a year.

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Many older models such as the Lincoln Town Car that caught fire Saturday were modified after they left the factory, said Jerry Jacobs, who owns a boutique limousine company in in San Rafael with a fleet that includes two stretch limos. Commission spokesman Terrie Prosper said Monday that the agency was looking into whether the operator of the limo, browwn licensed company called Limo Stop, willfully misrepresented the seating capacity to the agency.

Autopsies show Fojas and the other victims died of smoke inhalation. But he said the passenger compartment was quickly engulfed in flames. Death toll ‘beyond words,’ CHP official says. Guardiano and Arellano were reportedly taken to Stanford Medical Center where they were treated for more minor injuries.

Deadly limo fire in Northern California found to be accidental

Neriza Fojas, who had recently married and was the guest of honor Saturday, and Michelle Estrera were “exemplary nurses who dedicated their lives to helping others,” Community Regional Medical Center said in a statement.


Maskarich said it was too early in the investigation to say whether overcrowding may have been a factor in the brpwn. Brown said he believed it was an electrical fire. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information.

Brown, who works for LimoStop Inc.

Stop the car, stop the car. The news report said she learned of the tragedy from media reports. No smoking allowed, he told the crowd of partying women, including a newlywed bride from the Philippines. The position of the bodies suggested they were trying to get away from the fire, said San Mateo County Coroner Robert Foucrault. Fatal limo fire The Saturday night fire trapped the women in the rear of the limousine as they headed for what was to browb a celebratory bridal party at a hotel.

Florida hunter bags record foot, 5-inch python. Department of Transportation data shows five people died in three separate stretch limo accidents inand 21 people died in another three stretch limo accidents in roville Read More Limo driver’s ex-wife says they argued on phone before fatal fire 5 women on way to bridal shower perish in limo fire Coroner: But a Fresno hospital confirmed that two of the dead victims worked there on a close-knit surgical trauma team.

Investigators say it appears the vehicle’s rear suspension system failed, causing the body of the Lincoln Town Car stretch limo to drop onto its drive shaft, which sent sparks into the passenger compartment through a crack in the car’s body. The women were celebrating the wedding of a newlywed friend, Neriza Fojas, who was among the dead.

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Fatal US blaze limo had too many passengers—police. For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us. May 07, By Joseph Serna. He said he assumed she was asking if she could smoke a cigarette, and told her the company’s policy prohibits that.


The CPUC requires that all carriers have a preventive maintenance program and maintain a daily vehicle inspection report, Prosper said. Authorities searched for answers Monday, hoping to learn what sparked the blaze and why five of the victims could not escape the fast-spreading flames. The first woman who got out ran to the back and yanked open a door, but Brown said it was already too late.

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Navy warship orvlile with oil tanker off Norwegian coast. Four of the women were escaped. As smoke thickened in the passenger compartment, Brown pulled the white stretch limo to a stop on a bridge over San Francisco Bay and started pulling women out through the partition that separated him from his passengers. The San Mateo County coroner worked to match dental records provided by family members with X-rays of the remains before releasing names. And when the panicked woman knocked a second time and yelled at him to stop, he said he pulled over and all orvlle survivors escaped through the partition.

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