A roadway in El Sobrante is closed Tuesday morning as crews work to clean up dozens of used hypodermic needles that spilled onto the street, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Point Reyes-Petaluma Road in Marin County reopened around 10 p.m. after crews mopped up a waste cooking oil spill from Friday afternoon.
Bear repellent was to blame for the evacuation of a hotel in Fisherman’s Wharf and the hospitalization of three people on Monday, San Francisco police and fire officials said Tuesday.
A hazardous materials incident at a hotel in San Francisco’s famed Fisherman’s Wharf district sickened 15 people and prompted a brief evacuation Monday evening, fire officials said.
A 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.
A firehouse in Daly City was evacuated because of a suspicious package they received Monday. A fire and hazardous materials crew have responded to the scene.
San Francisco firefighters were called to a possible hazardous materials situation Thursday at Saint Francis Memorial Hospital.
In apparent acts of “sabotage” in the South Bay early Tuesday, someone cut fiber optic cables, knocking out some 911 service, and then fired a rifle at a PG&E substation, Santa Clara County’s sheriff said.
Employees have been allowed to return Friday afternoon to a Newark lumber company that was evacuated after a spill of an unknown substance sent one person to the hospital earlier Friday, Alameda County fire officials said.
A hazardous materials scare has shut down a post office in Oakland’s Laurel District Wednesday morning, a U.S. Postal Service spokesman said.