Fairfield Garage Fire Sends 5 First-Responders to HospitalFour Fairfield firefighters and one Fairfield police officer were treated at a hospital after fighting a fire Saturday night that destroyed a garage where approximately 200 pounds of lithium-ion batteries were being stored.
Road Reopens After Truck Carrying Hazardous Materials Crashes In NapaA truck carrying hazardous materials used in the wine-making industry crashed and rolled over on a Napa residential street early Friday, triggering a shelter-in-place order and precautionary evacuation of nearby residents for hours, authorities said.
'Scientists Like To Tinker' - Radioactive Material Safely Removed From San Carlos HomeState officials on Friday partially catalogued and removed radioactive material found in a shed behind a vacant San Carlos home, fire officials said.
Hazmat Crews Contain Radioactive Material In San Carlos HomeAuthorities have identified, contained and secured radioactive material inside an unoccupied San Carlos home Thursday evening
Free Curbside Collection of Flood Debris Starts Monday in Russian River CommunitiesCurbside debris collection will begin Monday for Russian River communities affected by recent storms and flooding, Sonoma County officials said.
Police Investigate Threat, Hazmat Investigation At San Bruno Elementary SchoolStudents and staff at San Bruno's Portola Elementary School are safe after a suspicious substance that was sent to the school with a threatening letter was determined to be non-toxic, according to police.
Stockton Elementary Class Evacuated After Possible Hazmat SituationSchool officials say a Stockton elementary school class had to evacuate Thursday after several students started feeling lightheaded.
Envelope With Unknown Substance At Google Building Determined To Be SafeAuthorities in Mountain View including a hazardous materials team investigated an envelope with an unknown substance found at a Google building Tuesday afternoon, but determined the substance to be harmless.
HazMat Crews Resolve Incident In Menlo ParkEmergency officials from Menlo Park have resolved an incident that residents were concerned involved hazardous materials near a veterans health care facility, San Mateo County emergency officials reported Wednesday afternoon.
Wildfire Victims Warned Of Toxic Materials In AshAs the effort to rebuild from the wildfires in wine country begins, authorities have issued a warning about toxic materials in ash and debris.
BART Ordered To Pay $1.27 Million In Hazmat SuitBART has been ordered to pay $1.275 million in a settlement for failing to implement hazardous materials business plans at facilities throughout the transit system.