Gas Explosion Hits San Bruno, CA

Walkabout- San Bruno #5

Gas line explosion in San Bruno, CA 4    Day 40 of 365 - San Bruno Gas Line Explosion and Fire  - September 9, 2010

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Gas line explodes, neighborhood burns

San Bruno, CA | A fiery natural gas explosion ripped through a residential neighborhood in a San Francisco suburb on Thursday, ravaging some 50 homes and killing at least one person, officials said.

As many as 22 people were injured by the blast and flames in San Bruno, a few miles from the San Francisco International Airport, and were taken to local hospitals and burn treatment centers. The local coroner’s office reported one fatality.
Yahoo! News

Read about the incident on the news and find more photos from members witnessing the aftermath of the explosion.

Photos from Lee Huai Tu, marlasinger333, DavidDPD, Scott K Fong, and Lucy Huntzinger.

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