The fire was contained in less than an hour and along with evacuations, it did cause some road closures in the area.
The California Public Utilities Commission has levied a $1.4 billion fine against PG&E the result of an investigation behind the utility’s operations and practices including the lead-up to the San Bruno pipeline explosion in 2010.
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has pleaded not guilty to charges in a new indictment that accuses the utility of lying to federal investigators looking into a fatal pipeline explosion in San Bruno in 2010.
A father and his son were trying to dig a hole with a torch before the explosion. Deputies found hand tools, lighter fluid, matches and canisters with powders the pair were using to break up concrete fence posts.
A San Mateo County Superior Court judge Monday lifted a stay on a shareholders’ lawsuit that accuses PG&E Co. officers and directors of violating their fiduciary duty by allegedly failing to prevent safety violations that led to a fatal pipeline explosion in San Bruno in 2010.
A federal grand jury has indicted Pacific Gas and Electric Company for allegedly obstructing the federal investigation into the deadly San Bruno pipeline explosion.
A man in East San Jose lost both his hands Friday night when a firework he was holding exploded prematurely. In Sunnyvale, two men lost their fingers when a firework blew them off.
Two girls suffered minor injuries when a built-in barbecue pit exploded in the backyard of a Campbell home on Wednesday night.
Police are looking for two people in connection to a suspicious fire that caused an Oakland apartment building to fall off its foundation on Friday night.
A fire at a home in Rohnert Park on Thursday afternoon caused an estimated $70,000 in damage, according to the city’s Department of Public Safety.