26 Workers Sickened At San Francisco Recycling Plant Two workers were hospitalized and 22 others were treated for a variety of illnesses including itchy eyes, shortness of breath and nausea Friday at a hazardous material incident at a large recycling facility on the San Francisco waterfront.
Tanker Cars Full Of Hazardous Fuel Abandoned On SMART Train Tracks Near SonomaA train hauling millions of gallons of highly-flammable liquid petroleum gas is currently stopped on the SMART rail corridor in Sonoma County and no one seems sure why.
Hazardous Materials Spilled In Creek At Altamont PassThe CHP received a report shortly after 10 a.m. about barrels of materials that were dumped in a creek along Altamont Pass near Carroll Road.
Fuel Spills Onto San Mateo Street When Car Crashes Into Gas Station PumpPolice and fire crews responded to a fuel spill in San Mateo Sunday afternoon caused by a car crash into a gas station pump
Deputy Hurt Responding To Hazmat Concocted By Suicidal Man In WindsorA sheriff’s deputy was being treated for lung exposure to a toxic chemical mixture made by a man threatening suicide Wednesday morning, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.
San Mateo Hotel Rooms Evacuated After Suicide, HazMat SituationParts of a San Mateo hotel were evacuated Monday afternoon after emergency responders found evidence of hazardous materials while investigating a possible death by suicide, according to police said.
Haz-Mat Situation Forces Evacuation At Oakridge Mall In San JoseA section of Oakridge Mall in San Jose was evacuated Friday afternoon because of a report of a hazardous vapor from cleaning materials in a bathroom, a fire department spokesman said.
Ammonia Leak Contained At San Jose Treatment PlantThe San Jose Fire Department's hazardous materials team responded Saturday morning to an aqueous ammonia leak at a Santa Clara Valley water treatment plant.