SLIDESHOW: The aftermath of the San Bruno pipeline explosion 

Two days after the massive natural gas pipeline explosion that destroyed the Crestmoor neighborhood of San Bruno on Sept. 9, 2010, emergency workers and PG&E inspectors were on the scene to evaluate the devastation.

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A rupture in the pipe caused a massive explosion that sent a fireball 1,000 feet in the air, witnesses said. The explosion killed eight people, leveled dozens of homes, destroyed vehicles and other property, and created a large crater.

Federal investigators this year said PG&E’s “litany of failures” and weak regulatory oversight led to the explosion.

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