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Suspicious Powder In Letter Prompts Evacuation At Gov’t Building In Redwood City

Part of a San Mateo County government building in Redwood City was evacuated Thursday because an employee received a letter with an unknown white powder inside.

08/22/2013

Police at the scene of a freon gas leak at a San Francisco Whole Foods Market store. (CBS)

Freon Gas Leak Forces Evacuation Of SF Whole Foods Market

A San Francisco Whole Foods Market was evacuated this afternoon because of refrigeration unit that was leaking gas, a fire department employee said.

08/13/2013

The San Francisco Police Dept. Bomb Squad at work. (CBS file photo)

Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation Of SF Red Cross Building

A building on San Francisco’s Market Street that houses American Red Cross offices was evacuated Monday morning because of a bomb threat.

07/29/2013

A gas leak in Alamo prompted evacuations. (CBS)

Alamo Gas Leak Prompts Evacuations

An evacuation order was lifted and roads mostly reopened Wednesday afternoon after a gas line that was accidentally ruptured by a construction crew Wednesday morning in Alamo was capped.

07/24/2013

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Concord Gas Leak Repaired; 4-Block Evacuation Lifted

PG&E cut off the flow of gas to a pipe that was broken in Concord Friday morning and is now working on repairs, a utility spokeswoman said.

07/19/2013

A Boeing 777 airplane lies burned on the runway after it crash landed at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

NTSB Investigates Whether Asiana Flight 214 Escape Chutes Malfunctioned

Several people aboard Asiana Airlines Flight 214 have said at least one of the Boeing 777’s evacuation chutes opened inside the cabin rather than outside the jet after it crashed Saturday at San Francisco International Airport, federal investigators said Tuesday.

07/10/2013

Clarence Bailey (Richmond Police Dept.)

Man Shot Dead At Richmond Apartment Complex; Gunman Sought

Police evacuated residents and searched for a gunman at an apartment complex after a man was fatally shot in Richmond Friday morning, a police lieutenant said.

06/21/2013

Damage left after a grass fire near Petaluma (CBS)

Petaluma Fire Contained Before Damaging Homes

A two-alarm vegetation fire outside of Petaluma has been contained to about 20 acres, a Rancho Adobe Fire Protection District spokesman said.

06/17/2013

(CBS)

Daly City Firehouse Evacuated After Suspicious Package Delivered

A firehouse in Daly City was evacuated because of a suspicious package they received Monday. A fire and hazardous materials crew have responded to the scene.

06/10/2013

Bomb Scare Prompts Evacuation After Amgen Bike Race In Livermore

Festivities surrounding the Amgen Tour of California Race were brought to a temporary halt by a bomb scare in downtown Livermore Saturday afternoon.

05/18/2013

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