Wildfire Victims Warned Of Toxic Materials In AshAs the effort to rebuild from the wildfires in wine country begins, authorities have issued a warning about toxic materials in ash and debris.
BART Ordered To Pay $1.27 Million In Hazmat SuitBART has been ordered to pay $1.275 million in a settlement for failing to implement hazardous materials business plans at facilities throughout the transit system.
Train Filled With Hazardous Materials Sitting On Sonoma County Tracks Sparks Legal FightIn Sonoma County, a train, filled with hazardous materials is sitting abandoned on the tracks as a fight over who is responsible for moving it drags on.
All Clear Given At Fremont Hazmat IncidentThe all-clear has been given for Fremont residents following a shelter-in-place advisor Friday morning after a chemical reaction started in the back of a garbage truck during a trash pickup, fire officials said.
Haz-Mat Scare Prompts Temporary Evacuation Of Hotel In Walnut CreekAll but one of the occupants of a hotel in Walnut Creek returned to their rooms Saturday night after a possible hazardous materials incident.
Car Smashes Through Front Of South SF Bio-Tech CompanyA hazardous materials team responded Monday afternoon to a car crash through the front of a bio-tech company in South San Francisco, according to fire officials.
Vandal Throws Bag Of Feces, Paint At Novato Market's Meat CounterA Novato supermarket was closed temporarily after a vandal tossed a bag full of feces, urine, paint and rubbing alcohol inside the store.
San Jose Chemical Fire Produces Toxic Fumes, Caustic RunoffA hazardous materials crew is cleaning up a "chemical soup" at an automotive plating and metal work business in North San Jose where a four-alarm fire took place earlier Tuesday morning, a fire captain said.
Package Covered In 'Unknown Liquid' Prompts Apple Store Evacuation, Hazmat Response In MontereyMonterey firefighters have evacuated a portion of a shopping center this afternoon after employees at an Apple electronics store said they felt sick after receiving a package with an unknown substance, the city’s fire chief said.
Shelter-In-Place Order Lifted After Hayward Hazmat Situation At Chemical CompanyA hazmat situation at a Hayward chemical company has ended after nearby residents and businesses were ordered to shelter in place within a one-mile radius.
Burning Briquettes Force Evacuation of San Jose Apartment ComplexAn apartment complex in South San Jose was evacuated Thursday because of a hazardous materials incident.
Shasta Co. Authorities Incinerate Explosives-Packed Mobile HomeSheriff's deputies in Redding burned down a mobile home where more than 60 pounds of highly volatile explosive material was found.