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Highway 92 - San Mateo-Hayward Bridge (CBS)

Crash, Fire Briefly Block Lanes Of San Mateo-Hayward Bridge

All lanes of state Highway 92 near the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge reopened Friday after a collision that caused one vehicle to catch fire, according to the California Highway Patrol.

11/08/2013

A car fire temporarily shut down the Caldecott Tunnel. (CBS)

Caldecott Tunnel Bore Reopens Following Car Fire

Traffic was flowing normally through the Caldecott Tunnel after a car fire in the tunnel’s first bore Friday morning filled the tunnel with smoke, prompted the evacuation of dozens of motorists and passengers and sent eight people to the hospital.

11/01/2013

Tesla Model S. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Report Of 2nd Fiery Crash Sends Tesla Shares Lower

Tesla Motors shares dropped Monday after reports of a second fiery crash involving the company’s Model S electric car.

10/28/2013

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CHP Officers, Good Samaritan Pull Driver From Burning Car After Napa Crash

Two California Highway Patrol officers and a good Samaritan rescued teenager from his burning car after it crashed outside of Napa early Sunday morning, a CHP sergeant said.

10/07/2013

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Car Fire Sparks Fast Moving Grass Fire Near Altamont Pass

Traffic is snarled on eastbound Interstate Highway 580 in the Altamont Pass area because of a grass fire that was sparked by a car crash.

07/04/2013

A firefighter stands next to a charred vehicle following a chain reaction crash on eastbound Interstate 580 in Livermore, January 30, 2013. (CBS)

Chain Reaction Crash Kills Driver On I-580 In Livermore

One person was killed in a fiery crash on eastbound Interstate Highway 580 in Livermore early Wednesday morning, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said.

01/30/2013

The scene of a fatal crash and fire on I-880 (CBS)

Fatal Crash, Car Fire Slows 880 Traffic In Milpitas

A fatal crash closed a lane of Interstate Highway 880 and a state Highway 237 off-ramp in Milpitas after a car crashed and burst into flames, according to the California Highway Patrol.

10/05/2012

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Sonoma County Struggles To Fill Volunteer Firefighter Vacancies

The County of Sonoma is raising a red flag about its dwindling firefighting ranks. Officials hope several dozen people will answer this urgent call to volunteer.

09/21/2012

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Highway 80 Car Fire Briefly Threatens Golden Gate Fields Horse Barns

A person driving a van on westbound Interstate Highway 80 pulled off the highway onto Gilman Street after his engine started smoking, Berkeley Deputy Fire Chief Gil Dong said.

08/09/2012

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2 Cars Burned In Pinole, Rodeo Area

Firefighters responded to two separate car fires overnight in Pinole and Rodeo, the Rodeo-Hercules Fire Protection District chief said.

08/08/2012

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