Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pleaded not guilty Monday to charges in a new indictment that accuses the utility of lying to federal investigators looking into a fatal pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area neighborhood.
Crews were called to a substation near Briggsmore and Claus around 5:30 a.m. Thursday. Investigators say it appears the fire started when a spark ignited mineral oil, which is used to cool the capacitors at the substation.
Fire crews are investigating what caused a propane tank to explode and cause a fire at an Auburn home overnight.
Redding police said Monday that the woman told them she had flooded her house with natural gas before lighting a flame in an attempt to kill herself.
Two people were critically injured by an explosion at a Rancho Cordova apartment on Wednesday night. Firefighters say the people were burned when the blast occurred in the ground floor apartment at 10531 Mills Tower Drive.
Fire officials say 11 people were injured in a kitchen fire at a San Francisco Bay Area jail.
Four people were arrested in Truckee recently after an explosion occurred while they were allegedly making hash oil.
Twenty homes in Tracy were evacuatTracy fire and police investigators are still trying to piece together the details that led to the blast at the home in the 1300 block of Crossroads Drive at around 3:30 p.m., say Tracy police. ed for over an hour after an explosion went off inside.
From a hospital bed to a jail cell, a Sacramento couple has landed behind bars one month after their apartment exploded with their children inside.
Cosumnes firefighters sifted through the rubble and traced the source of the explosion to a leak in the camper’s propane system.
A propane leak is the likely cause of an explosion that leveled a travel trailer in Elk Grove and critically injured a teenager Thursday morning, according to the Cosumnes Fire Department.
Police say someone tried to blow up a fraternity house near the campus overnight by turning on gas burners on the kitchen stove and then trying to light a fire in the bathroom.