Underground Vault

An underground vault fire in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Underground Gas Fire Put Out After Scorching Ground For Hours

Crews were mopping up Tuesday afternoon at the scene of an underground gas fire in the Oakland hills that prompted the evacuation of six homes this morning before it was put out shortly before noon.


PG&E crews investigate a fire underneath Montgomery St. in San Francisco's Financial District. (CBS)

Underground Vault Fires In San Francisco Financial Dist. Extinguished

A fire in an underground vault was quickly extinguished Wednesday afternoon in San Francisco’s Financial District, fire and PG&E officials said.



PG&E Investigates Fire In Downtown SF Underground Vault

PG&E crews are making repairs to a cable that failed in an underground vault in San Francisco’s Financial District on Thursday afternoon, sparking a fire and prompting the closure of several streets.


Police and PG&E crews at the scene of an underground explosion on Grant Ave. and Post St. in San Francisco, March 28, 2011

Underground Blast Shuts Streets Near San Francisco Union Square

Authorities shut down several streets in San Francisco Monday morning as they responded to an incident involving PG&E equipment, a San Francisco Fire Department dispatcher said.