Crews Work to Limit Fuel Spill From Sinking Barge in Petaluma RiverMultiple North Bay first-responder crews set up containment booms around a barge sinking in the Petaluma River to contain any petroleum leaks and limit their spread Sunday.
Truck Fire, Chemical Leak Shuts Down Lane Of Highway 101 In CloverdaleThe northbound No. 2 lane of U.S. Highway 101 was closed at the South Cloverdale Boulevard off-ramp Wednesday morning when sodium hypochlorite leaked from a burning truck on the highway.
Chemical Spill At Tamalpais High School Pool Prompts Neighborhood Shelter-In-PlaceThe Mill Valley police and fire departments have responded to a chemical spill near the pool at Tamalpais High School Tuesday morning.
Sonoma County Orders Returning Residents In Kincade Burn Area Not to Clean PropertyAn emergency order that forbids residents who are reentering the area of the Kincade Fire from cleaning their property has been issued by the Sonoma County Health Officer.
Hazardous Materials Incident Prompts Vacaville Street ClosureA “hazardous materials incident” has prompted the closure of an intersection in Vacaville on Monday morning, police said.
3 Firefighters Injured By Hazardous Fumes While Battling Fairfield Garage FireA garage fire that emitted hazardous fumes and injured three firefighters and a police officer in Fairfield Saturday started when the homeowner put too many lithium-ion batteries on chargers, a deputy fire chief said Monday.
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.