Saturday, September 11, 2010

PG&E Pipeline Explosion & Fire Near San Francisco Kills Four

A gas line explosion and fire killed at least four people, destroyed at least 37 homes and more than 50 people were taken to hospitals in San Bruno's Crestmoor neighborhood, a suburb of San Francisco. PG&E Corporation, which owns the gas and electric utility that provides service to 15 million Californians, said one of its gas-transmission lines had ruptured at the site of the blast. Investigators will seek to learn the cause of the explosion. (WSJ, 9/10/2010)

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