Hazardous Materials

Shelter Warning Lifted After Santa Rosa Debris Fire

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.

CBS San Francisco–05/05/2011

Redwood City Teen’s Suicide Prompts Hazmat Building Evacuation

Residents of a Redwood City apartment building were evacuated Sunday night because of a chemical release related to an apparent suicide, police said.

CBS San Francisco–04/18/2011

Liquid Nitrogen Spill Cleared From San Jose Crash Site

State Route 237 in San Jose, the site of a toppled-over tanker truck that had been carrying liquid nitrogen has been cleared.

CBS San Francisco–11/21/2010

Tanker Truck Carrying Liquid Nitrogen Topples Over In San Jose

An 18-wheel tanker truck carrying liquid nitrogen toppled over, significantly injuring the driver and blocking state Highway 237 in San Jose on Saturday night.

CBS San Francisco–11/21/2010

Conoco Oil Refinery, Rodeo (AP)

HazMat Incident At Conoco Phillips Refinery In Rodeo

People with respiratory problems such as asthma or emphysema were advised Friday to avoid the immediate vicinity of the Conoco Phillips Refinery while it carried out a flaring operation.