San Bruno blaze destroys 53 homes, damages 120 others
Jay Allen, spokesman for the California Emergency Management Agency, told The Times that the blaze had burned across 10 acres and was 50% contained.
Fire crews continued to battle the blaze, which left at least one person dead and a couple of dozen injured.
Rescue operations were still underway as officials at Bay Area hospitals were treating patients.
Click on the following link for a Times photo gallery of the San Bruno blaze.
-- Robert J. Lopez
Photo: Fire crews battle the huge blaze. Credit: EPA/Peter DaSilva.