SLIDESHOW: The day that shook San Bruno 

The landscape in San Bruno changed dramatically Sept. 9, 2010, when a gas pipeline owned and operated by PG&E exploded, obliterating an entire neighborhood. A year later, The San Francisco Examiner looks back at the fire, mayhem and firefighter heroism of that fateful day that took eight San Bruno lives.

Click on the photo to the right to see more pictures from the night of the explosion.

Firefighters from throughout the Peninsula came to fight the blaze from the land and air. The Crestmoor neighborhood of San Bruno was destroyed by the explosion that witnesses say sent a fireball more than 1,000 feet into the air.

 

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