Evacuation

Flames scorched a hillside just outside Antioch in the area of Contra Loma Regional Park and Black Diamond Mines Regional Park, June 24, 2015. (CBS)

Hikers Brought To Safety As Growing Antioch Area Wildfire Burns

Two hikers were brought to safety as a growing wildfire in Contra Costa County burned out of control Wednesday.

06/24/2015

Washington Fire south of Lake Tahoe, June 2015 (Photo: GBCC Twitter, Great Basin Coordination Center)

Alpine County Wildfire Explodes To 9,500 Acres; Evacuations Underway

Evacuations are underway in the area of Markleeville, about 30 miles south of Lake Tahoe after a wildfire broke out over the weekend and exploded to first 6,500 acres, and then 9,500 acres by Monday afternoon.

06/22/2015

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Package Covered In ‘Unknown Liquid’ Prompts Apple Store Evacuation, Hazmat Response In Monterey

Monterey firefighters have evacuated a portion of a shopping center this afternoon after employees at an Apple electronics store said they felt sick after receiving a package with an unknown substance, the city’s fire chief said.

05/13/2015

Jamal al-Labani poses with his daughter. (CBS)

Family Mourns Oakland Man — First U.S. Citizen Killed In Yemen Violence

The violence in Yemen hit home when an Oakland man was killed in a rebel attack earlier this week. Jamal al-Labani is the first U.S. citizen killed in Yemen in this most recent conflict.

04/04/2015

San Francisco Hall of Justice (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Evacuations Ordered At San Francisco Hall Of Justice After Suspicious Packages Discovered

A portion of San Francisco’s Hall of Justice has been evacuated after suspicious packages were found in the building’s mailroom this morning, police said.

03/03/2015

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Residents Ordered To Evacuate Hercules Neighborhood After Construction Crew Hits 4-Inch Gas Line

An evacuation was ordered at 9:51 a.m. in a Hercules neighborhood between North and South Front streets. The gas leak is in the area of San Pablo and Sycamore avenues, county officials said.

03/03/2015

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Manufacturing Explosion Forces Evacuation Of Sunnyvale Building; 2 Hurt

Fire crews evacuated at least one building in Sunnyvale Thursday afternoon after reports of a hazmat situation.

02/26/2015

(CBS SF)

Shooting Scare At Redwood City High School Prompts SWAT Team Response, Evacuations

Police are close to lifting an evacuation at Summit Preparatory Charter High School in Redwood City Monday morning after a student reported hearing gunfire believed to be from a nail gun at a construction site nearby.

02/23/2015

Eye On The Bay: Boudin

Boudin Bakery On SF’s Fisherman’s Wharf Evacuated For What Ended Up Being Pepper Spray

The San Francisco Fire Department evacuated Boudin Bakery in response to what they thought was a possible hazardous materials situation at Fisherman’s Wharf Friday morning, but ended up being pepper spray.

02/20/2015

(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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