Several dozen employees at the Evergreen Oil Recycling Plant in Newark had to be evacuated mid-morning Friday following a small hazardous materials leak at the Smith Ave. facility.
Fremont police and fire department were called to a hazmat scene near two hospitals after a woman apparently released chemicals inside a car in an apparent suicide.
After fire crews cleared a hazmat in Menlo Park, investigators are now looking into why someone in a parked pickup truck was using a chemical to refine gold.
Several businesses around an AC Transit refueling station in Emeryville were evacuated Friday morning after a hydrogen tank at the facility caught fire and began leaking.
The St. James Park post office in downtown San Jose was reopened Tuesday after an evacuation prompted by a mystery powder in a package that sickened three employees.
Authorities have shut down an Interstate Highway 280 on-ramp near Portola Valley this morning as a hazardous materials team examines two mysterious containers found there Monday morning.
An explosion and fire at a commercial research laboratory in Menlo Park late Friday afternoon left at least one person dead and two others injured, fire officials said.
A shelter-in-place order was lifted late Thursday morning for a Santa Rosa neighborhood where a fire burned a pile of debris that included a leaking gas cylinder, officials said.
Residents of a Redwood City apartment building were evacuated Sunday night because of a chemical release related to an apparent suicide, police said.
State Route 237 in San Jose, the site of a toppled-over tanker truck that had been carrying liquid nitrogen has been cleared.