A hazardous materials team evacuated the Alameda County coroner’s bureau in Oakland on Wednesday when 15 staff members reported nose and throat irritation from a decomposed body they received, an Oakland fire battalion chief said.
San Francisco police and fire officials are on the scene Monday morning of what they are calling a hazardous materials situation after a body was found in a home in the city’s outer Richmond neighborhood near the VA hospital.
Police and fire crews responded to a fuel spill in San Mateo Sunday afternoon caused by a car crash into a gas station pump
Several homes were evacuated on Oregon Street in Berkeley and a block was closed for part of Friday morning due to suspected hazardous materials found by Alameda County sheriff’s deputies while serving a search warrant.
The FBI has issued a nationwide alert to law enforcement agencies about a man they consider armed and dangerous who is wanted for investigation of possessing explosives.
FBI agents, San Francisco police and fire crews, and a hazardous materials team converged on an apartment building between Jackson and Polk streets Saturday morning.
At least one building in San Francisco’s Presidio was evacuated on Thursday morning for one hour due to a hazardous materials situation, fire officials said.
Investigators say that an explosion near the railroad tracks in San Leandro Wednesday may have been the result of someone trying to make hash oil, eventually setting off a butane gas fire.
Police in San Leandro were responding to reports of an explosion near railroad tracks.
An apartment complex in South San Jose was evacuated Thursday because of a hazardous materials incident.