Electrical

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2 Displaced In East Oakland House Fire, No One Injured

At least two people were displaced in a small house fire in East Oakland early Monday morning after a short in the home’s electrical system.

05/11/2015

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Massive Mission District Fire That Killed 1 Person May Have Been Electrical

The San Francisco Fire Department has determined that a major apartment fire in San Francisco’s Mission District in January that claimed the life of one man was not intentionally set and may have been the result of an electrical fault

04/01/2015

Artist rendition of the BART Oakland Airport Connector. (BART)

Electrical Issue Prompted Temporary Shutdown Of BART’s Oakland Airport Connector Sunday Night

BART’s Oakland Airport Connector shutdown for the second time in just a few days when an electrical issue prompted officials to close the tracks for about 20 minutes Sunday night.

12/15/2014

Alexander Jason shows off a device he says stimulates his brain using electrical current. (CBS SF)

Forget Coffee, Techies Giving Brain An Electric Jolt To Stay More Focused

The latest gadget promising to revolutionize your life is a gizmo that zaps your brain to make it smarter and more focused. Doctors definitely aren’t convinced, but some Bay Area residents swear by it.

11/26/2014

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2-Alarm Electrical Fire Guts San Leandro Hair Salon, Sends Firefighter To Hospital

A two-alarm electrical fire gutted a San Leandro hair salon and sent a firefighter to the hospital Sunday morning, a fire spokeswoman said.

07/27/2014

Firefighters discovered a marijuana grow operation during a firefight in Pittsburg. (CBS)

Pot Grow Fires Too Dangerous For Contra Costa County Firefighters

Firefighters in Contra Costa County say illegal pot growing operations will be going up in smoke if the homes they are contained in catch fire.

02/20/2014

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Tesla Reports Third Fire Involving Model S Electric Car

A Tesla Model S electric car caught fire this week after hitting road debris on a Tennessee freeway, the third fire in a Model S in the past five weeks.

11/07/2013

The entrance to the Calistoga Inn. (Calistoga Inn)

Electrical Fire Causes Half A Million In Damage To Calistoga Inn

An electrical malfunction in a bathroom might have caused a fire at the Calistoga Inn Tuesday morning, a Calistoga firefighter said.

08/28/2012

Firefighters responded to the fire at 17950 Hesperian Blvd. after a fire broke out on the roof of the complex. (BCN)

Metal Thieves May Have Sparked San Lorenzo Strip Mall Fire

Firefighters extinguished an electrical fire on the roof of a strip mall in San Lorenzo early Tuesday morning, and investigators believe the fire may have been started by thieves attempting to steal copper wiring, a fire spokeswoman said.

04/10/2012

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PG&E Rolls Out New Electric-Powered Trucks

PG&E unveiled a first for the utility Thursday – extended range electric pickup trucks, which the company claims have the potential to transform the way electrical outages are managed.

03/22/2012

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