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A San Francisco Fire Department truck on the scene of a fire. (CBS)

San Francisco Post Office Evacuated After Spilled Substance Causes Irritation

A post office in San Francisco’s Sunset District has been evacuated after a substance spilled in the lobby caused people to experience irritation in their eyes, noses and throats, according to a fire official.

08/28/2014

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Crews Mop Up Fuel Spill From Overturned Big-Rig On Hwy 9 Near Castle Rock State Park

A tow truck crew has removed a big-rig that overturned and caused a small diesel spill near Castle Rock State Park east of Saratoga Wednesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

08/13/2014

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UC Berkeley Grad Sues In-N-Out Over Spilled Hot Coffee Incident

A University of California at Berkeley graduate sued a burger chain in Alameda County Superior Court Thursday over injuries suffered when she was badly burned by a spilled cup of hot coffee last year and an employee allegedly refused to call for an ambulance.

05/22/2014

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Firefighters Clean Up Diesel Spill In Marina Near Alameda

Firefighters cleaned up a diesel fuel spill at the Ballena Isle Marina Wednesday but were unable to determine the source of the spill, a fire captain said.

04/02/2014

An overturned fuel tanker shut down southbound highway 101 in Morgan Hill Thursday morning. (CBS)

Overturned Tanker Spill Forces Highway Closure, Home Evacuations In Morgan Hill

Two of three lanes on southbound U.S. Highway 101 have opened in Morgan Hill Thursday morning as crews continued to remove spilled fuel after a gasoline tanker overturned, according to the California Highway Patrol.

02/27/2014

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Big-Rig Crash Spills Diesel Fuel On I-880 In San Jose

Crews were cleaning up a diesel fuel spill that resulted when a big rig went off the roadway and crashed just off of Interstate Highway 880 in San Jose Thursday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

12/05/2013

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Clogged Sausalito Sewer Pipe Sends 50,000 Gallons Of Wastewater Into Bay

A clogged plastic sewer pipe near a south Sausalito home caused more than 50,000 gallons of wastewater to spill into the San Francisco Bay this week.

11/27/2013

Firefighters sweep up spilled hypodermic needles on Santa Rita Road in El Sobrante, November 5, 2013. (CBS)

Used Hypodermic Needles Spilled Onto El Sobrante Street

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.

11/05/2013

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Richmond Tanker Crash, Gas Spill Forces Hotel Evacuation

A hotel in Richmond was evacuated Monday morning after a double tanker gas trailer overturned.

10/07/2013

A hazardous material spill hospitalized a worker at a Newark lumber facility.  (CBS)

Newark Hazmat Spill Hospitalizes Lumber Facility Worker

Employees have been allowed to return Friday afternoon to a Newark lumber company that was evacuated after a spill of an unknown substance sent one person to the hospital earlier Friday, Alameda County fire officials said.

04/12/2013

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