Shelter in place
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.
The U.S. Capitol building was placed on lockdown and Capitol police issued a shelter-in-place order Thursday afternoon following reports of shots fired nearby.
Residents of a Menlo Park neighborhood were ordered to shelter in place after a gas line was struck and ruptured Monday morning, a Menlo Park fire division chief said.
Two people died and a third was wounded in a shooting and possible stabbing at a jewelry store in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood Friday afternoon.
St. Luke’s Hospital in San Francisco’s Mission District was placed under a shelter-in-place order Tuesday afternoon because of a gas leak, a hospital spokesman said.
Two Danville schools were sheltering in place as fire and PG&E crews investigated the source of a natural gas odor reported in the area, a San Ramon Valley Fire District spokeswoman said.
A pool cleaning chemical that created a vapor cloud in Mill Valley Friday morning prompted a shelter in place warning for residents and a nearby elementary school, a Marin County sheriff’s dispatcher said.
A shooting in a Concord neighborhood Monday morning is being investigated as an officer-involved shooting, according to police.
A grass fire near a Martinez high school prompted a brief shelter-in-place order for students late Thursday morning, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District captain said.
A false alarm was sent out Wednesday morning by Contra Costa Health Services warning Martinez residents that there was an emergency at the Shell refinery.