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Hazmat crews on the scene after a Pittsburg neighborhood was evacuated on January 7, 2015. (CBS)

Evacuation Order In Pittsburg Neighborhood Lifted, Railcar Not Leaking Propane

An evacuation order in Pittsburg has been lifted Wednesday evening after a leak on a railcar at a Union Pacific Railroad yard that was initially thought to be flammable propane turned out to be lubricating oil, according to a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District official.

01/07/2015

Black marks, likely from a suspicious fire, spotted at the "Mrs. Doubtfire" house on Broadway and Steiner Street in San Francisco on January 5, 2015. (CBS)

San Francisco Police Have Detained Suspect In ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ House Arson Fire

San Francisco police said the suspect was located Wednesday morning in the South Bay.

01/07/2015

Black marks, likely from a suspicious fire, spotted at the "Mrs. Doubtfire" house on Broadway and Steiner Street in San Francisco on January 5, 2015. (CBS)

‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ House In San Francisco Possibly A Target Of Suspicious Fire

The San Francisco home made famous in the 1993 movie “Mrs. Doubtfire” was apparently the target of a suspicious fire on Monday night.

01/06/2015

(Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Spare The Air Days Cause Drop In Business For Firewood Business

The wood burning ban prompted by consecutive Spare The Air days in the Bay Area caused a drop in business for at least one firewood business along the Peninsula.

01/04/2015

SJFD

Woman Injured In San Jose Apartment Fire

A woman was injured during a small apartment fire in San Jose this morning, fire officials said.

01/01/2015

(CBS SF)

SF Bayview Sausage Factory Suffers Significant Structural Damage In 2-Alarm Fire

A sausage factory that operated for decades in San Francisco’s Bayview District sustained significant structural damage in a two-alarm fire Wednesday.

12/31/2014

(CBS SF)

San Jose Man Who Lit Candle During Wind Storm Power Outage Likely Caused Apartment Fire

Strong winds may have inadvertently caused a fire that damaged an apartment unit in South San Jose Tuesday night.

12/31/2014

Fireworks

Businesses Along San Francisco Waterfront Prepare For Thousands Of New Year’s Eve Revelers

Restaurants along the Embarcadero are gearing up for what is expected to be one of the busiest nights of the year.

12/31/2014

Car that was set on fire sits alongside the road, in San Jose.

6 Cars Torched In Just 24 Hours; Southbay Firefighters On The Alert

Police and fire crews were dealing with a rash of car fires in the South Bay since Monday night. Three of the vehicles were torched in the span of just one hour, in San Jose.

12/30/2014

Chevron Refinery Flare

Chevron Agrees To Let County Officials Oversee Probe Into Flaring Incident At Richmond Refinery

Chevron will meet with Contra Costa Health Services and Bay Area Air Quality Management District officials on a weekly basis to provide status updates on the investigation.

12/30/2014

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