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Suspicious Package

Suspicious Device Prompts Evacuation In Popular SF Grocery Store

A popular grocery store in San Francisco’s Mission district has been evacuated due to the discovery of an apparently suspicious package or device in the area.

12/26/2013

A wind-whipped wildfire forced evacuations in Napa. (CBS)

Silverado Fire In Napa County 70% Contained, Evacuations Lifted

Evacuations due to the Silverado fire burning in Napa County have been lifted Friday evening and firefighters have the fire nearly contained, officials said.

11/22/2013

Police Sirens

Evacuation Lifted After Bomb Scare At Richmond Federal Building

An evacuation order at the Frank Hegel Federal Building in Richmond was lifted Friday afternoon after a suspicious package was determined to contain only flashlights and batteries, the city’s fire chief said.

10/11/2013

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Richmond Tanker Crash, Gas Spill Forces Hotel Evacuation

A hotel in Richmond was evacuated Monday morning after a double tanker gas trailer overturned.

10/07/2013

Firefighters on the scene of a hazardous chemical spill at the Radisson Hotel on San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf on September 30, 2013. (CBS)

Bear Repellent Identified As Chemical That Forced SF Hotel Evacuation

Bear repellent was to blame for the evacuation of a hotel in Fisherman’s Wharf and the hospitalization of three people on Monday, San Francisco police and fire officials said Tuesday.

10/01/2013

Firefighters on the scene of an explosion and fire on the UC Berkeley campus on September 30, 2013. (CBS)

Students Return To Residential Halls After UC Berkeley Explosion

Eleven buildings on the University of California at Berkeley campus that remained without power following an explosion Monday evening would not hold classes Tuesday, UC Berkeley officials said.

10/01/2013

Firefighters on the scene of a hazardous chemical spill at the Radisson Hotel on San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf on September 30, 2013. (CBS)

15 Sickened By Hazmat Exposure At San Francisco Wharf Hotel

A hazardous materials incident at a hotel in San Francisco’s famed Fisherman’s Wharf district sickened 15 people and prompted a brief evacuation Monday evening, fire officials said.

09/30/2013

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Mystery White Powder At Hayward Police Station Identified

Part of the Hayward police station has been evacuated after an employee opened an envelope that contained a mysterious white powder Wednesday morning, a Hayward fire captain said.

09/11/2013

Mt. Diablo seen from Rossmoor, Walnut Creek (Courtesy of C. Hand/KPIX 5)

Cooler Weather Aids Firefight On Mt. Diablo; 45-Percent Contained

There was encouraging news for firefighting crews battling the Morgan fire Tuesday morning as there was no orange glow or plume of smoke visible on summit of Mt. Diablo.

09/10/2013

An aerial view of the Morgan Fire on Mount Diablo. (R. Drew)

Mount Diablo Wildfire Doubles In Size As Nearby Residents Flee

A wildfire burning in Mount Diablo State Park grew to six square miles Monday, more than doubling in size over the 24-hour period since it broke out, forcing more people to leave their homes and leading to a smoke advisory for area residents.

09/09/2013

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