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.
San Francisco police said the suspect was located Wednesday morning in the South Bay.
The San Francisco home made famous in the 1993 movie “Mrs. Doubtfire” was apparently the target of a suspicious fire on Monday night.
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.
A woman was injured during a small apartment fire in San Jose this morning, fire officials said.
A sausage factory that operated for decades in San Francisco’s Bayview District sustained significant structural damage in a two-alarm fire Wednesday.
Strong winds may have inadvertently caused a fire that damaged an apartment unit in South San Jose Tuesday night.
Restaurants along the Embarcadero are gearing up for what is expected to be one of the busiest nights of the year.
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.
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.