All of the 7,376 Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. power customers on the Peninsula that lost power at 4 p.m. Thursday had their lights switched back on within 6 ½ hours, company officials said.
Service was gradually restored for the customers in Belmont and the City of San Mateo, from 41st Avenue to Ralston Avenue and from San Juan Boulevard to U.S. Highway 101, throughout the afternoon and evening. Full service was restored by 10:30 p.m. Read More
A one-alarm wildfire under the Bay Bridge that sent smoke billowing over Yerba Buena Island was extinguished around 5 p.m., but is still causing some traffic delays.
Fire units at 6 p.m. still remained at the scene in case the fire reignited, according to Lara Mooney, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Coast Guard, which has a base on the island.
One left lane of westbound traffic was still blocked as of 6:20 p.m., but all eastbound lanes out of San Francisco were open. Read More
San Francisco Municipal Railway service had resumed between Van Ness and West Portal stations by about 4:40 p.m. Thursday after report of smoke under a platform.
The smoke was reported around 3:15 p.m., spokeswoman Kristen Holland said.
Route adjustments were made to several Muni lines and bus shuttles were deployed to allow riders to reach their destinations.
All Muni customers were evacuated from the Castro Station, Holland said. Read More
A San Francisco Fire Department truck was involved in a three-vehicle collision this afternoon that sent two people to the hospital, a fire lieutenant said.
The heavy-rescue squad had its siren on and was en route to a one-alarm fire in the Sunset District around 1:30 p.m. when it collided with a Ford Mustang at a four-way stop, fire Lt. Mindy Talmadge said.
The Mustang then struck a silver Toyota Tacoma that had pulled over to get out of the way of the fire truck. Read More
A chimney fire near San Francisco’s busiest tourist area disrupted Muni service around Pier 39, forcing Sunday sightseers into shuttle buses. Read More