Pacific Gas and Electric has been charged with federal felony counts involving safety violations linked to a 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion that killed eight people in the San Francisco Bay Area.
A man was injured in San Leandro Friday morning after a gas canister, propelled by an explosion from company across the street, crashed through his car in the parking lot, according to an employee and fire official.
A disclosure document filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission by PG&E Corp. and its subsidiary said the company expects the federal government will bring criminal charges against the utility in connection with the Sept. 9, 2010, explosion of its transmission pipeline in San Bruno.
Sheriff’s deputies in Redding are preparing to burn down a mobile home where more than 60 pounds of highly volatile explosive material was found, forcing dozens of nearby residents to evacuate.
San Francisco police detonated a bomb found in the city’s Sunset District Tuesday night. The explosion caused a fire that damaged a nearby business.
Two people have been injured in an explosion at South San Francisco biotech firm Amgen.
An oven explosion in a kitchen at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin Tuesday morning injured 11 people, one critically, an Alameda County fire spokeswoman
A firefighter suffered minor burns in an explosion at a house fire in San Jose on Wednesday night, according to a fire captain.
A homeless man was injured when a homemade device exploded near a garbage bin in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood Friday afternoon, a San Francisco police spokesman said.
Police were investigating a hash oil lab explosion that occurred at a house in Fremont on Friday, police said.