The National Transportation Safety Board will head up the investigation into the deadly explosion in San Bruno, California.
NTSB investigators are reported to be enroute to the San Francisco suburb where a natural gas explosion occurred at about 6 p.m. local time yesterday. Fires are still burning this morning and the “Los Angeles Times” is citing San Bruno Fire Captain Charlie Barringer as saying the death toll has risen to at least six. The blast injured more than 20, caused mass evacuations and damaged or destroyed over 170 homes. A ruptured Pacific Gas and Electric natural gas transmission line is suspected of causing the explosion.
KXNT Morning News spoke to Matt Biggler from KCBS to learn more.