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Burning Briquettes Force Evacuation of San Jose Apartment Complex

An apartment complex in South San Jose was evacuated Thursday because of a hazardous materials incident.

02/27/2014

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Tanker Overturns On I-580 In Livermore

An overturned tanker was blocking the two right lanes of eastbound Interstate Highway 580 in Livermore Monday morning, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

12/23/2013

A worker wears a hazmat suit. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

HazMat Team Diffuses Shelter-In-Place Incident In San Leandro

Hazardous materials crews in Alameda County diffused a situation in San Leandro Saturday evening.

12/15/2013

A green box with a radioation warning label appears next to a car at Brown Ave. and Mt. Diablo Blvd. in Lafayette. (CBS)

‘Radioactive’ Label On Stolen Box Sets Off Lafayette Hazmat Scare

A box labeled “radioactive” that was found outside a Lafayette car repair shop Tuesday morning caused a brief scare and road closures but was eventually determined to be harmless, a Contra Costa County sheriff’s spokesman said.

12/10/2013

Firefighters sweep up spilled hypodermic needles on Santa Rita Road in El Sobrante, November 5, 2013. (CBS)

Used Hypodermic Needles Spilled Onto El Sobrante Street

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.

11/05/2013

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Road Reopens After Crews Clean Up Massive Cooking Oil Spill In Marin County

Point Reyes-Petaluma Road in Marin County reopened around 10 p.m. after crews mopped up a waste cooking oil spill from Friday afternoon.

10/19/2013

Firefighters on the scene of a hazardous chemical spill at the Radisson Hotel on San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf on September 30, 2013. (CBS)

Bear Repellent Identified As Chemical That Forced SF Hotel Evacuation

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.

10/01/2013

Firefighters on the scene of a hazardous chemical spill at the Radisson Hotel on San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf on September 30, 2013. (CBS)

15 Sickened By Hazmat Exposure At San Francisco Wharf Hotel

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.

09/30/2013

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Deputy Hurt Responding To Hazmat Concocted By Suicidal Man In Windsor

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.

09/04/2013

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Daly City Firehouse Evacuated After Suspicious Package Delivered

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.

06/10/2013

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