Evacuation

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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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Sound Of Exploding Wheelchair Tire Causes Evacuation Order For Part Of San Rafael

The sound of exploding, over-inflated tires on a wheelchair caused a shelter-in-place order and partial evacuation of the Marin County Civic Center in San Rafael Thursday morning, a sheriff’s lieutenant said.

01/22/2015

Fire department crews at the scene of a gas leak on the 2100 block of Tully Road in San Jose, January 20, 2015. (CBS)

San Jose Construction Crew Hits Gas Line; Leak Forces Businesses To Evacuate

A dozen businesses in San Jose were evacuated Tuesday afternoon because of a gas leak caused when a construction crew hit a high-pressure gas line, according to the San Jose Fire Department.

01/20/2015

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El Cerrito H.S. Evacuated Due To Unverified Bomb Threat

El Cerrito High School is being evacuated due to a bomb threat that was called in this morning, according to police. The threat has not been verified as credible.

12/16/2014

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‘Credible Threat’ Prompts Evacuation Of West Valley College In Saratoga

All students, faculty and staff were being evacuated off campus Wednesday morning and the campus was officially closed after college officials reported receiving a “credible threat.”

11/26/2014

A car damaged by falling boulders near San Francisco’s Telegraph Hill. (CBS)

6-Month Telegraph Hill Rockslide Prevention Project Begins In San Francisco

San Francisco Public Works began a six-month project this week to stabilize the crumbling cliff at Telegraph Hill below Coit Tower to improve the stability of the hillside and to prevent future rockslides.

11/21/2014

Students evacuated Vallejo High School after an explosion in a photo lab injured 2 employees. (CBS SF)

2 Staff Members Injured In Gas Explosion At Vallejo High School; Lines Had Been Shutoff Since Napa Quake

Vallejo High School was evacuated after an a maintenance worker trying to re-light the pilot caused an explosion, seriously injuring himself and at least one other staff member. School has since resumed.

11/14/2014

Oakland's Ronald Dellums Federal Building

Oakland Schools, City Hall, Federal Building Evacuated Because Of Gas Odor

All Oakland public schools were dismissed Thursday after a strong odor of natural gas spread through the city.

10/30/2014

Lava Flow

Lava Flowing On Hawaii Big Island Prompts Evacuation Preparations

Dozens of residents in a rural area of Hawaii have been placed on alert as flowing lava from an erupting volcano advances.

10/26/2014

(Ryan Takeo/CBS SF)

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

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