Last Night's San Bruno Explosion Destroyed 50 Homes, 1 Dead

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We now know the story behind the gigantic San Bruno, CA explosion we mentioned last night.It was the result of gas line explosion at regional utility Pacific Gas & Electric.

The explosion destroyed 50 homes, damaged 120, and was so hot, a fire engine windshield cracked, according to reports.

Apparently there was only one death, which sounds remarkable.

This video gives some good perspective.

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