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A man pushes shopping carts outside of a Walmart store. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

San Leandro Walmart Evacuated After Fire Breaks Out At McDonald’s Inside Store

A Walmart store in San Leandro has been evacuated due to a two-alarm fire that started Saturday evening.

03/28/2015

(Cat Conners)

Hundreds Return To Eastern Sierra Towns Charred By Wildfire

More than 200 people from two communities ravaged by a wildfire in the Eastern Sierra are now being allowed back in.

02/10/2015

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Wind-Driven Wildfire Destroys 40 Homes At Base Of Sierra Nevada

Fire crews have increased containment of a wind-driven wildfire that destroyed 40 homes, but say they don’t know yet when residents evacuated from two small California towns at the eastern base of the Sierra Nevada will be able to return home.

02/08/2015

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San Francisco’s Jose Ortega Elementary School Briefly Evacuated After Bomb Threat

Students and staff at Jose Ortega Elementary School in San Francisco’s Ingleside neighborhood were allowed to return to their classrooms after police initiated a brief evacuation due to a bomb threat.

10/06/2014

View of damaged aircrafts at the international airport of San Jose del Cabo, on September 15, 2014 after hurricane Odile knocked down trees and power lines in Mexico's Baja California peninsula. (RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

San Mateo Woman Among First To Be Evacuated From Hurricane-Devastated Los Cabos, Mexico

SAN MATEO (KPIX 5) — A San Mateo woman on vacation in Cabo San Lucas considers herself among the lucky ones evacuated after Hurricane Odile knocked out services and left thousands of tourists stranded. Lauren […]

09/17/2014

Shopping carts sit in the parking lot of a Target store. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Petaluma Target Store Evacuated After Sulfur Smell Emanates From Busted Sewer Drain

Employees were evacuated from a Target store in Petaluma Wednesday morning because of a sulfur-type odor, a fire captain said.

09/17/2014

A San Francisco Fire Department truck on the scene of a fire. (CBS)

San Francisco Post Office Evacuated After Spilled Substance Causes Irritation

A post office in San Francisco’s Sunset District has been evacuated after a substance spilled in the lobby caused people to experience irritation in their eyes, noses and throats, according to a fire official.

08/28/2014

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Coughing Fits, Strange Smell Force BART Train Evacuation, Nothing Found

A strange odor, noxious fumes, and train car full of coughing passengers triggered police to evacuate the entire BART train, created a domino effect of delays system wide, and spawned news stations to launch their helicopters, but after a short investigation, nothing was found.

08/22/2014

(CBS SF)

Destructive Wildfires Threaten Hundreds Of Homes In Northern California

Firefighters were focusing on two wildfires near each other in Northern California that have burned through more than 100 square miles of terrain — one of which was menacing a small town and prompted the evacuation of a long-term care hospital.

08/04/2014

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3 Firefighters Hurt In Central California Wildfire That Burned 2 Square Miles In 2 Days

Officials say three firefighters have been injured in a Central California wildfire that has burned through more than 2 square miles in two days.

05/27/2014

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