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Old    Wes (pesos)      Join Date: Oct 2001       09-09-2010, 8:13 PM Reply   
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/articl...BJRS.DTL&tsp=1

man hope nobody was in those houses =(
Old    Ricardo (gunz)      Join Date: Sep 2001       09-10-2010, 6:15 AM Reply   
Looked like the Apocolypse......sucks big time for them.
I believe the guy I bought my boat from lived in that sub.
Old    Paul (psudy)      Join Date: Dec 2003       09-10-2010, 9:24 AM Reply   
Check out the pics on msn.com. That is crazy.
Old    Paul Strahm (jps912)      Join Date: Jun 2007       09-10-2010, 10:47 AM Reply   
I think there are 4 people dead so far. Super crazy explosion. Hope the rest of the people are OK
Old    Clayton Saidler (csaidler)      Join Date: Aug 2010       09-10-2010, 10:54 AM Reply   
got on cnn.com this morning, thought they were doing a story on beirut, or 12-21-12. pictures look bad
Old    C.I.E..... Evan (guido)      Join Date: Jul 2002       09-10-2010, 3:20 PM Reply   
Yup.... bad indeed. RIP for those that lost their lives. They were talking about all the displaced pets this morning. What an ordeal. My boss' dad lived on the cross street where the fire started. He's still not sure if his house burnt. This morning my boss was still trying to find him. Finally found him at one of the temporary shelters close by.
Old    dennis engle (deneng)      Join Date: Feb 2005       09-10-2010, 6:36 PM Reply   
Wow i can't ever remember an explosiion in a neighborhood like this one! So sad! I was watching TV when it was first reported . The fire started out smaller and the TV report was speculating that it was probally a gas station , but they could not rule out a plane crash. I guess it was a gas line.
Old    Meathead (meathead65)      Join Date: Sep 2006       09-12-2010, 5:49 PM Reply   
Some of you guys know I own a marine Service and Repair shop....so I keep fairly active on the local (NorCal) boards that deal with fishing and fishing boats. One of the moderators of a fairly popular board, imhooked.com, unfortunately, was very seriously injured in the blast. Perhaps even worse, he witnessed his girlfriend perish in the fire as he was un-able to get to her to render aid.

The internet has made the world a lot bigger in a lot of ways, but also a lot smaller. I never have met this young man, yet i still feel I "know" him from watching and reading his posts over the last few years. He has literally grown up on the forum, as he started posting back a half dozen years or so ago when he was just a early teen age kid.

Keep him and his girlfriend's family in your prayers.
Old    Robert (autotunner69)      Join Date: Feb 2003       09-13-2010, 12:32 PM Reply   
Is this who you are talking about meathead?

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/articl...MNA21FCTQ7.DTL
Old    Meathead (meathead65)      Join Date: Sep 2006       09-13-2010, 5:28 PM Reply   
Yeah...it's really strange, as i never actually met him, but have been watching him post on the fishing boards since he was probably 12 or so. It's like we watched him grow up thru his posts.

All indications are that he is a fine young man....I hope his healing process is a smooth as it can be given the situation.
Old    Wes (pesos)      Join Date: Oct 2001       09-15-2010, 8:56 PM Reply   
http://www.cnn.com/2010/US/09/15/cal...ss_igoogle_cnn

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