An apartment complex in South San Jose was evacuated Thursday because of a hazardous materials incident.
An overturned tanker was blocking the two right lanes of eastbound Interstate Highway 580 in Livermore Monday morning, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
Hazardous materials crews in Alameda County diffused a situation in San Leandro Saturday evening.
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.
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.