San Bruno Fire

Posted in Friday, September 10, 2010

According to the information provided by Pacific Gas and Electric, the explosion and the fire that started in San Bruno, California is caused by the explosion of a large gas.d As a result, at least 53 homes were severely damaged and up to 120 homes have some damage. At least one person died and at least 28 people were being treated for injuries from the fire, some with critical burn injuries.

Fifty percent of the fire was contained four hours after it started but the persistent flames had kept crews from searching the area for victims.

As of this moment, firefighters are still battling the deadly gas-fueled blaze that engulfed dozens of homes sent fireballs shooting into the air in a neighborhood near the San Francisco airport. Fire crews from nearby cities are arriving to the area to help with the fire control efforts.