Massive 5-Story Conveyor System Heavily Damaged By 3-Alarm Fire At C&H Refinery Firefighters battled a 3-alarm fire Thursday at the iconic C&H Sugar refinery building nestled on the Carquinez Straits in Crockett, officials said.
4 Injured As Vehicle Veers Off I-80 Near Crockett, Falls Down EmbankmentFour people were injured, at least two of them seriously, when a vehicle veered off of Interstate Highway 80 west of the Cummings Skyway exit Sunday afternoon near Crockett, the CHP said.
Loud Steam Release At Crockett Natural Gas Turbine Plant Prompts Emergency CallsA steam release at a natural gas turbine plant in Crockett produced a loud noise late Monday night that prompted numerous calls to emergency services.
Plans To Build New Petrochemical Tanks In Rodeo Face Pushback Following NuStar FireA KPIX 5 original report is revealing new plans underway to build more petrochemical tanks inside Phillips 66’s Rodeo refinery, next to the facility where two storage tanks exploded and burned last week.
No Unusually High Levels Of Toxins Detected After NuStar FireContra Costa County health officers who took air samples at the scene of last week's industrial fire at the NuStar Energy facility in Crockett say there were no unusually high levels of toxic substances detected.
County Officials: Fire Suppression System Was Not Activated During NuStar FireA closed gate and a fire suppression system that wasn't activated may have hampered efforts to extinguish Tuesday's massive fire at the NuStar Energy tank farm in Crockett, according to Contra Costa County officials.
Crockett Fuel Tank Fire Raises Questions About Refineries On Fault LinesThe cause explosion and fire at the NuStar Energy facility in Crockett is still unknown, but on Tuesday it was revealed that the Monday night earthquake in Pleasant Hill was part of that investigation.
ATF Agents Join Investigation Of Storage Tank Fireball; Search Warrant Served On NuStarFederal agents joined the investigation Wednesday in a search for the cause of a massive explosion and fireball that erupted at an East Bay storage tank farm.
Massive Fire At Crockett Fuel Facility Contained, Shelter In Place LiftedAn explosion and fire ripped through two fuel storage tanks at a facility in Crockett Tuesday, prompting shelter in place orders and a creating a traffic nightmare after a stretch of a major freeway was closed.
Fire At Crockett Fuel Facility Ignites Bay Area Traffic NightmareAn explosion and fire at a Crockett fuel facility prompted the closure of a stretch of Interstate Highway 80, causing a traffic nightmare for Bay Area commuters Tuesday evening.
Biker Thrown From Carquinez Bridge After Fatal Crash IdentifiedA motorcyclist thrown over the side of the Carquinez Bridge after a crash on Interstate Highway 80 in the Crockett area of unincorporated Contra Costa County Sunday evening has been identified by the coroner's office.
Motorcyclist Dies When Ejected Off Carquinez Bridge In CrockettA motorcyclist was killed Sunday night after running into a car on Interstate Highway 80 at the south end of the eastbound Carquinez Bridge before being thrown over the side of the bridge and onto the railroad tracks below.
Candlelight Vigil For East Bay Woman Murdered 23 Years Ago Whose Case Remains UnsolvedTwenty-three years ago, a murder terrified a small community in Crockett and still haunts many to this day. That’s when 21-year-old Priscilla Lewis was brutally murdered and the case remains unsolved to this day.
2 Earthquakes Centered Near Carquinez Bridge Rattle East BayA magnitude 3.7 earthquake struck shortly before noon Saturday near the Contra Costa County town of Crockett, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
3.5 Magnitude Quake Strikes Near CrockettA 3.5 magnitude quake struck near Crockett Saturday afternoon.