Fire Forces Evacuation of SF Civic Center BART StationBART officials say a discarded cigarette caused an equipment fire at the Civic Center station in San Francisco, forcing the evacuation of the station during the Friday evening commute.
Evacuation Order At Filbert And Van Ness Lifted After Gas Leak CappedAn evacuation ordered in a one-block area in the vicinity of Filbert Street and Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco Monday morning because of a gas leak has been lifted, according to fire officials.
Kilauea Volcano Erupts, Lava Flow Forces EvacuationsThe Kilauea volcano sent more lava into Hawaii communities Friday, a day after forcing more than 1,500 people to flee from their mountainside homes.
Wells Fargo Executive Killed When Southwest Jet Engine Fails In FlightA Wells Fargo Bank executive was killed from injuries suffered when an engine on a Southwest Airlines jet suffered a major in-flight failure Tuesday, sending debris through her window on the plane.
Cupertino High School Evacuated After Receiving ThreatCupertino High School has evacuated its campus due to an emergency.
Grenades Found At San Jose Estate Sale Trigger EvacuationTen homes in a neighborhood in unincorporated East San Jose were evacuated for several hours Monday afternoon when grenades were found during an estate sale.
Wildfire Evacuees Wait To Go Home Or To See If They Still Have OneA Santa Rosa woman who lost her home to the wildfire is happy just to have escaped alive.
Georgia's Governor Orders Evacuation Of SavannahGeorgia's governor Thursday ordered mandatory evacuations including the city of Savannah starting on Saturday from the state's Atlantic coast ahead of Hurricane Irma.
'This Is A Buzz Saw': Florida Braces For Hurricane IrmaFlorida residents picked store shelves clean and long lines formed at gas pumps Wednesday as Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 monster with potentially catastrophic winds of 185 mph, steamed toward the Sunshine State.
Mandatory Evacuation Of Bahamas Islands In Path Of Hurricane IrmaThe largest hurricane evacuation in the history of the Bahamas is underway as Hurricane Irma prepares to make landfall.
South Fork Fire Forces Evacuation of Wawona in Yosemite National ParkAuthorities have issued an evacuation order for the small town of Wawona as a week-old fire in Yosemite National Park grows.
Sunnyvale Police HQ Evacuated After Citizen Brings In ExplosivesThe headquarters of the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety reopened Saturday afternoon after a two-hour evacuation for an explosives investigation.
Richmond Police Evacuate Headquarters Due to Bomb ThreatPolice have cleared the two locations that were threatened Friday evening after a person called in saying there was a bomb at both the Richmond police department's headquarters and their communications center.
Illegal Fireworks Seized In Hayward Sting OperationBecause of the hazard, nearby residents were evacuated and the Alameda County Sheriff's bomb squad was called in.
Gas Leak At New Apple Campus RepairedA gas leak prompted evacuations at the new Apple campus in Cupertino Friday afternoon for about an hour.