Evacuation

(CBS)

Man Arrested, Suspected Of Starting Grass Fire Near Sacramento That Forced Evacuations

Authorities say they suspect a man of starting a grassland fire near Sacramento that forced people from their homes and destroyed power lines.

07/27/2015

Wragg fire (CBS SF)

Wragg Fire Near Napa Valley Slows; Some Evacuations Lifted

A wildfire burning near Napa Valley wine country had calmed enough that many were allowed to return to previously threatened homes, officials said.

07/24/2015

Vacaville Fire

Fast-Moving Vacaville Wildfire That Threatened Homes Fully Contained

Several homes were threatened, but no structures were burned.

07/05/2015

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

(Image courtesy Google Maps.)

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

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