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Tank Explodes And Catches Fire At Petroleum Facility In Elk Grove

A petroleum tank caught fire and exploded at a petroleum tank farm in Elk Grove on Thursday morning.


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Firebombing Of Stockton Liquor Store Caught On Video

A Stockton business went up in flames after being firebombed with customers inside. The attack was caught on video.


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Orangevale Man Injured In Explosion Won’t Face Charges

Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputies say a man in his 30s was in his garage on Trajan Way mixing chemicals when the blast happened, sending him to the hospital with burns and injuries to his hands.


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Small Explosion In Orangevale Home Forces Evacuations, 1 Injured

Several Orangevale homes were evacuated after a man seriously injured his hand during an explosion in his garage.


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PG&E Didn’t Use Millions Of Dollars It Collected To Improve Pipeline Safety

An audit says PG&E did not use $50 million intended to improve its gas pipeline network in the decade leading up to a deadly explosion in a San Francisco Bay area suburb.


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UPDATED: Equipment Failure Blamed For Amador County Power Plant Explosion

An explosion occurred Wednesday morning at a power plant near in Amador County. The incident happened at the Buena Vista Biomass Power, which is south of Ione on Coal Mine Road.


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Calif. Agency Says PG&E Should Pay $2.25B For Blast

The California agency investigating the deadly 2010 gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area neighborhood recommended Monday that Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pay a $2.25 billion fine for its negligence leading up to the blast.


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Suspicious Device Found Near Folsom Intersection Deemed Safe

Police in Folsom asked drivers to avoid the area of Goodell Road and Livermore Way after a resident found a suspicious device while digging in the area of the intersection.


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West Sacramento Fertilizer Plant Has Strong Safety Track Record

A large fertilizer plant in West Sacramento holds the same type of chemical as the plant that exploded in Texas. CBS13 visited the plant to see what steps they’ve taken to prevent a similar catastrophe from happening.


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Up To 15 Dead, More Than 160 Hurt In Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion

Rescue workers continue to dig though the debris after a Texas fertilizer plant exploded Wednesday evening, just north of Waco.


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Calif. Activates Emergency Threat Review System

California safety officials on Monday called for heightened vigilance and the activation of a statewide threat assessment system in response to explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.


Elijah Prychodzko captured this explosion in the sky with his smart phone.

Man Captures Video Of Strange Explosion In The Sky

A Sacramento man scanning the night sky caught a sudden burst of light through his telescope. He recorded that strange sight with his smart phone.