A natural gas-line explosion outside of San Francisco has killed at least six people and severely damaged at least 53 homes, according to Risk Management Solutions (RMS), which issued a report this morning.

The explosion took place at 6 p.m. PST Sept. 9 in San Bruno, Calif., which is about 10 miles south of San Francisco and two miles from the San Francisco International Airport. RMS said the explosion “resulted in a fast moving gas fuelled fire which has so far affected around 50 acres and is, as of 9:00 a.m. PST Friday, Sept. 10, an ongoing event.”

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