Crews Friday were mopping up after battling a three-alarm commercial structure fire on Mare Island in Vallejo that broke out shortly before midnight Thursday.
Redwood City officials met Wednesday with Sims Metal Management after a second fire in two months broke out at the recycling plant in Redwood City Tuesday morning.
A two-alarm fire at a metal recycling plant in Redwood City Tuesday morning has been controlled, although the smell of smoke and burning plastic was reported as far south as Mountain View, a fire marshal said.
San Francisco firefighters have brought a two-alarm fire at a recycling warehouse near the Bayshore Caltrain station under control Tuesday morning, a fire dispatcher said.
A shelter in place health advisory had been lifted this morning after a fire at a Redwood City recycling facility caused a heavy plume of smoke throughout three counties of the Bay Area, police said.
Police say a human head found in a load of recycling debris at a facility in Oakland probably came from outside the city.
Six puppies appeared to have been tossed over a fence at a recycling plant in Monterey County.