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Fireball rips through San Francisco suburb -

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A faulty gas pipeline is believed to have fueled a massive blaze in San Francisco which left six
people dead.


LEIGH SALES, PRESENTER: A massive fire has burned through suburb in San Francisco, killing at least
six people and injuring dozens. Hundreds of homes have been damaged in an area near the airport,
many reduced to smouldering cinders by the intensity of the blaze. The explosion's believed to have
been caused by the rupture of a large natural gas pipeline.

WITNESS: I couldn't figure out exactly what this sound was. It just got louder and louder and I
finally looked up out of my window and just saw this - the sky was just aflame.

LEIGH SALES: Authorities are struggling to account for residents, and concerned the death toll of
six could rise.