Shelter in Place Warning for Alameda County, CA

This alert expired on August 6, 2012 at 8:45:00 PM PDT
National Weather Service
Alert area: Alameda

Posted August 6, 2012 at 7:38:00 PM PDT

Shelter In Place the following message is transmitted at the request of the Contra Costa Health Services.

This is a message from Contra Costa health services. There is an emergency at Chevron refinery.

Residents in Richmond. North Richmond and San Pablo. Are advised to shelter in place. Go inside. Close All windows and doors. Turn off all heaters. Air conditioners and fans. If not using the fireplace. Close fireplace dampers and vents. And cover cracks around doors and windows with tape or damped towels. Media news networks will continue to carry updated emergency information. Stay Off the telephone unless you have a life threatening emergency.

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