Thursday 3/2912:02 pm
By Melissa Hartman
One home has been evacuated and 10 others have been issued an order to shelter in place in San Jose after a construction crew hit a high-pressure gas line with a backhoe and ruptured it, according to fire officials.
Wednesday 2/146:15 pm
By Daniel Montes and Melissa Hartman
A substance found Wednesday in a package sent to the Stanford University professor responsible for leading the recall campaign against Judge Aaron Persky has been determined to be an inert powder.
Tuesday 6/139:42 pm
By Daniel Montes
A hazardous materials crew tonight is attempting to find the source of an unknown substance at a department store in Antioch, which sickened several people, according to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.
Fire officials first reported the incident…
Thursday 2/253:05 pm
By Scott Morris
Two U.S. Customs and Border Protection employees who felt ill after opening an envelope for inspection in Alameda on Wednesday have been released from the hospital while the cause of their ailment remains unclear, an agency spokesman said.
Things were …
Tuesday 5/1910:58 am
By Jamey Padojino & Keith Burbank
A hazardous materials crew is cleaning up a “chemical soup” at an automotive plating and metal work business in North San Jose where a four-alarm fire took place earlier Tuesday morning, a fire captain said.
The blaze left puddles combined…
Friday 3/273:14 pm
By Dave Brooksher
More than 20 workers cleaned up an unintended chemical release at Dow Chemical’s waterfront processing facility in Pittsburg Friday afternoon, according to a Dow Chemical spokesman.
The incident began at 2:50 a.m. at 901 Loveridge Road when a proprietary chemical…
Thursday 2/1911:21 am
By Dave Brooksher
Four people were arrested Wednesday after police found guns, cash, methamphetamine and materials commonly used to manufacture the drug while serving a search warrant in Dublin.
While searching a residence in the 6300 block of Gatwick Court, Dublin police detained…
Tuesday 8/263:39 pm
By Bay City News
A hazardous materials incident in Hayward this afternoon has prompted a widespread shelter-in-place order and a road closure off of state Highway 92, city and California Highway Patrol officials said.