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Crews Rupture Gas Line Along SF Embarcadero

Crews installing a new fire hydrant along The Embarcadero in San Francisco struck a small gas line Monday morning, prompting evacuations and the shutdown of the roadway.

11/05/2012

SFFD firefighters cut into the roof of a burning building on San Bruno Avenue. (CBS)

San Francisco Fire Chief Wants Meeting With PG&E Officials Over Fire

PG&E spokesman Joe Molica said the San Bruno Avenue fire presented a “unique situation.” In a normal situation crews can shutoff a building’s gas valve but in this case the valve was too close to the fire.

06/15/2012

Scene outside 5072 Elrose Ave.in San Jose after an SUV crashed into a home and broke a gas line, April 4, 2012. (CBS)

San Jose Teen Honored For Saving Driver That Crashed Into Home

A 19-year-old neighbor who witnessed an allegedly intoxicated driver crash her SUV into a home in San Jose Tuesday night is being hailed as a hero for his actions to save the driver.

04/04/2012

PG&E crews at the scene of a San Bruno gas leak. (CBS)

Homes Briefly Evacuated During San Bruno Gas Leak

City construction crews working on a sewer line accidentally damaged a natural gas line in San Bruno Tuesday afternoon, causing a leak that prompted the evacuation of about a half-dozen homes.

01/24/2012

(CBS)

Richmond Gas Line Rupture Forces Evacuation Of Residents

An evacuation that was issued following a gas-line rupture Saturday morning in Richmond has been lifted, a Richmond Fire Department spokesman said.

11/12/2011

Wednesday's gas leak scene near Union Square. (CBS)

Gas Leak Shuts Streets Around SF’s Union Square

PG&E crews restored service Wednesday night to some 70 customers who were impacted by a gas leak in downtown San Francisco Wednesday afternoon.

09/21/2011

Cupertino gas, leak, explosion

Feds Probe PG&E Gas Explosion In Cupertino

Federal investigators were looking into the explosion of a leaky Pacific Gas and Electric Co. gas pipeline in Cupertino that damaged a condominium.

09/02/2011

(CBS)

Gas Leak Outside Hayward Taco Bell Briefly Shuts Streets Near I-580

A gas leak near a Taco Bell in Hayward Thursday morning prompted the closure of part of a major thoroughfare near an Interstate Highway 580 on-ramp, a fire captain said.

CBS San Francisco–08/25/2011

(CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Lafayette Homeowner Uncovers Pipeline Problem

Last year’s San Bruno pipeline explosion created plenty of worry over leaking gas lines. For one Lafayette homeowner, those concerns became reality.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/07/2011

(AP)

PG&E Proposes Lower Stability Standards For Utility Poles

There’s a new effort by PG&E to lower the stability standards for its power poles, and the move has prompted concerns among state regulators in the wake of the San Bruno disaster.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/30/2011

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