Evacuation Order In Pittsburg Neighborhood Lifted, Railcar Not Leaking PropaneAn evacuation order in Pittsburg has been lifted Wednesday evening after a leak on a railcar at a Union Pacific Railroad yard that was initially thought to be flammable propane turned out to be lubricating oil, according to a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District official.
Crews Knock Down Blaze At Abandoned San Jose Propane FarmFirefighters were mopping up a fire Monday that broke out Sunday night near an abandoned propane farm in San Jose.
Hero Dog Saves Elderly Novato Man From Carbon Monoxide PoisoningA Novato man's dog - obtained from a rescue organization - is being credited with returning the favor by saving his life after he was overcome with carbon monoxide poisoning.
Redwood City Propane Tank Explosion Shuts Down El Camino RealFirefighters were working to drain propane gas from a 1,000-gallon tank at a U-Haul storage facility in Redwood City following an explosion Friday morning involving smaller tanks at the site.
NorCal Evacuees Go Home After Lincoln Tanker Fire Dies OutThousands of evacuees are returning home after fire crews allowed a burning propane rail tanker to burn itself out, ending the threat of a major explosion in the city of Lincoln.
Burning Propane Tanker Threatens NorCal HomesFirefighters in Placer County prepared for a bold attempt to drain a burning propane rail tanker after the process to head off a catastrophic explosion was slowed by the fire’s intense heat.