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Package Containing Dog Poop Causes Hazmat Scare At Franchise Tax Board

Employees at the Franchise Tax Board in Sacramento are back at work after being evacuated of over a strange substance that turned out to be dog poop.


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Computer Parts Burning At Roseville Recycling Facility Creating Hazmat Situation

Hazmat crews are being called out to a recycling center in Roseville where computer parts are burning.


A Sacramento Fire hazmat truck responds to the Apple facility on Elk Grove on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013. (credit: CBS13)

UPDATE: Hazmat Call Cleared At Apple Campus In Elk Grove

For the second time in the past few months, Hazmat officials responded to a false alarm at the Apple distribution center in Elk Grove.


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Hazmat Situation Prompts Partial Evacuation Of Folsom Hotel; 2 People Detained

Part of a Folsom hotel was evacuated and two people were arrested Monday morning after police discovered what appeared to be a drug lab inside one of the rooms.


A Sacramento Metropolitan Fire hazmat truck responds to the Franchise Tax Board building in Sacramento on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011. (credit: CBS13)

Strong Odor Clears Out Franchise Tax Board Building

An envelope sent to the Franchise Tax Board in Sacramento that made some workers sick turned out not to be serious.


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Ammonia Leak At Roseville Railyard Stopped

The Roseville Fire Department’s Hazmat Task Force has stopped ammonia leaking from a rail car at the Roseville rail yard.


Fire fighters put down absorbent material to soak up oil spill. (credit: CBS)

Mysterious Oil Spill In Sacramento County Parking Lot

A mysterious oil spill led to a hazmat situation outside a Sacramento County convenience store overnight.


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Two Woodland Cannery Employees Remain Hospitalized

Two employees of a tomato cannery remained hospitalized and 300 were evacuated after chlorine gas leaked from a sanitizing machine into the work area.


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Failed Pump To Blame For Hazmat Incident At Water Park

Parts of a Sacramento water park are being evacuated due to a chlorine gas leak and at least ten people have been transported to the hospital, according to Sac Metro fire fighters.


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Two People Hospitalized After Chemical Spill And Fire

A chemical used to clean pools spilled at a warehouse in Rancho Cordova, causing a level-two hazmat situation.


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Sacramento Police And Fire Headquarters Briefly Evacuated

The main headquarters of the Sacramento Police and Fire departments were evacuated due to a hazardous materials situation Tuesday morning.


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Big Rig Accident Spills Fuel Into Creek

An accident involving a big rig on Interstate 5 led to hours of traffic problems and a brief hazmat alert after diesel fuel spilled into a creek.

CBS13/CW31 Television–03/15/2011