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San Bruno engulfed in flames

By: Catie Leary on Sept. 10, 2010, 12:43 p.m.

Photo: Mike Adaskaveg/Associated Press

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Water drops

A helicopter drops water on flames engulfing San Bruno, Calif., on Sept. 9, 2010.

California Lieutenant Gov. Abel Maldonado, acting governor while Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger was in Asia on a trade mission, declared a state of emergency in San Mateo County.