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AP Exclusive: Feds examining Calif explosion

Federal prosecutors are seeking thousands of pages of documents from California authorities as they probe a deadly gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco suburb, The Associated Press has learned. Full story

PG&E turns over documents in San Bruno probe

Last year's deadly natural gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno was unpreventable even if Pacific Gas and Electric Co. had kept accurate records of the line, the company said Monday in a filing with the state Public Utilities Commission. Full story

Calif. utility faces deadline on pipeline records

Pacific Gas & Electric must tell California investigators Monday whether it believes a record-keeping error contributed to last year's deadly San Bruno gas pipeline explosion. Full story

PG&E worker was first to identify pipeline tragedy

Federal documents show a company mechanic helped battle a deadly, gas-fueled firestorm outside San Francisco by responding on his own before Pacific Gas & Electric Co. recognized one of its pipelines had exploded. Full story

Survivors of Calif explosion address regulators

Survivors of a deadly gas pipeline explosion that ravaged a suburban neighborhood near San Francisco gave poignant testimony before California regulators on Tuesday, as officials sought input on how to strengthen crucial safety rules for the industry. Full story

Pipeline explosion death toll climbs to 7

Officials on Wednesday confirmed the deaths of three members of a family from a pipeline explosion that ripped through a residential suburb, bringing the total number of victims to seven. Full story

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  PG&E CEO on San Bruno Tragedy

Peter Darbee, president and CEO of PG&E, discusses the company's natural gas pipe explosion in San Bruno, Calif., which caused a tragic fire and the loss of several lives.

  New video shows San Bruno blast and fireball

Investigators are looking at a just-surfaced video for clues that could help determine the cause of the deadly gas line rupture that left at least four people dead and a community leveled. NBC’s Miguel Almaguer reports.

  San Bruno blast raises doubts about hidden dangers

State officials have ordered California utility Pacific Gas and Electric to inspect the entire length of its gas pipeline, as the company pledges $100 million to rebuild the San Bruno neighborhood leveled by the massive blast Thursday night. NBC's Miguel Almaguer reports.

  Raw video shows San Bruno blast

A gas station surveillance camera captures the fatal pipeline rupture in San Bruno, Calif.

  NTSB to investigate deadly Calif. explosion

As cadaver dogs scour the scorched San Bruno neighborhood for human remains, the NTSB has taken the ruptured Pacific Gas and Electric pipe to Washington for examination. NBC’s Miguel Almaguer reports.

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PG&E workers lower a gas pipeline into a box three days after a natural gas pipeline exploded into a deadly fireball in San Bruno, Calif., on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010.

At least one killed, dozens injured in San Francisco blast
At least one killed, dozens injured in San Francisco blast

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San Bruno neighborhood