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San Bruno engulfed in flames

By: Catie Leary on Sept. 10, 2010, 12:43 p.m.
A woman is escorted away from the fire by firemen after the gas pipe explosion in San Bruno

Photo: Mike Adaskaveg/Associated Press

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Escaping the danger

A woman is escorted away from the fire by firemen after the gas pipe explosion in San Bruno on Sept. 9, 2010.

According to California Lieutenant Gov. Abel Maldonado, four people have died and more than 50 homes have been destroyed. Victims suffering from serious burns began arriving at San Francisco Bay Area hospitals shortly after the blast. An estimate of the number of injured wasn't immediately available.