Evacuations

An aerial view of flames and smoke from a wildfire in Carlsbad in San Diego County, May 14, 2014. (CBS)

Homes Destroyed, Thousands Evacuate From San Diego County Wildfires

Flames engulfed suburban homes and shot up along canyon ridges in one of the worst of several blazes that broke out Wednesday in Southern California during a second day of a sweltering heat wave, taxing fire crews who fear the scattered fires mark only the beginning of a long wildfire season.

05/14/2014

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Gas Leak At San Jose Apartment Complex Prompts Evacuations

The San Jose Fire Department and PG&E crews responded to a gas leak that prompted evacuations at an apartment complex, but the leak was quickly capped,

02/19/2014

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

Morgan Fire On Mount Diablo Caused By Target Shooting

Investigators with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection have determined the cause of the Morgan Fire on Mt. Diablo to be target shooting, although the investigation was ongoing.

09/12/2013

Police Sirens

Bomb Threat At Vallejo Courthouse Prompts Evacuations

The Solano County courthouse in Vallejo was evacuated because of a bomb threat Thursday afternoon, a sheriff’s spokesman said.

08/29/2013

A gas leak scene on Marina Bay Parkway in Richmond. (CBS)

Richmond Gas Leak Capped After Some Residents Evacuated

PG&E finished repairs to a broken gas line that triggered evacuations in Richmond Friday morning.

07/26/2013

Fire crews, police, and repair crews at the scene of a gas main break in San Francisco's SoMa neighborhood.

Gas Main Break In San Francisco Prompts Massive Evacuation

A gas leak in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood Sunday prompted several homes and businesses to be evacuated and caused major gridlock.

06/16/2013

The 29 Fire burns hundreds of acres in Lake County. (CNN)

Lake County Wildfire Prompts Evacuations

A 300+ acre wildfire burning Thursday off Highway 29 south of Lower Lake prompted evacuations for the Mercy Spring and Twin Lakes subdivisions, where authorities estimated at least 60 homes were threatened.

10/18/2012

Smoke billows from fire near the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge.

No Tolls Collected On Richmond-San Rafael Bridge After Refinery Fire

Cash-paying motorists crossing the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge on Monday night were not being charged a toll, after toll takers evacuated to the toll plaza office because of smoke from a fire burning at the nearby Richmond Chevron oil refinery.

08/06/2012

Crews at the site of the gas leak on Earl Ave. and Glenview Dr. in San Bruno, August 2, 2012. (CBS)

San Bruno Gas Scare: Leak Capped At Site Of 2010 Explosion

Crews have capped a gas leak Thursday morning near the site of the catastrophic 2010 San Bruno explosion and fire, according to fire officials.

08/02/2012

Police on the scene of a house explosion in Vacaville that injured two people on May 31, 2012. (CBS)

Explosion In Vacaville Home Injures 2 People

Two people were injured in an explosion at a house in Vacaville Thursday afternoon, a city spokesman said.

05/31/2012

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