In this Sept. 9, 2010, file photo, a massive fire following a Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pipeline explosion roars through a mostly residential neighborhood in San Bruno. Eight people died in the inferno. The incident loomed large Aug. 23 in a state Senate hearing for two California Public Utilities Commission nominees.
In this Sept. 9, 2010, file photo, a massive fire following a Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pipeline explosion roars through a mostly residential neighborhood in San Bruno. Eight people died in the inferno. The incident loomed large Aug. 23 in a state Senate hearing for two California Public Utilities Commission nominees. Jeff Chiu Associated Press
In this Sept. 9, 2010, file photo, a massive fire following a Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pipeline explosion roars through a mostly residential neighborhood in San Bruno. Eight people died in the inferno. The incident loomed large Aug. 23 in a state Senate hearing for two California Public Utilities Commission nominees. Jeff Chiu Associated Press