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Evacuation

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

Rim Fire

Rim Fire Burning In Yosemite 60 Percent Contained

The Rim Fire that has blackened more than 228,000 acres in Stanislaus National Forest is now 60 percent contained but about 4,500 residences remain threatened, Cal Fire officials reported Monday morning.

09/02/2013

Rescuers on the scene of an evacuation of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency headquarters on August 23, 2013. (CBS)

SFMTA Building Evacuated After Irritating Substance Found Inside

Fire officials identified 34 people who showed symptoms of being exposed to a mild respiratory irritant, but no one was hospitalized.

08/23/2013

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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

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