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San Bruno, California (CNN) - The gas line fire in San Bruno, California, that killed four people and destroyed 38 homes is now fully contained with small hot spots, Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado told reporters Friday. He said the search effort is about 75 percent complete.
The fire chief of San Bruno, California, told reporters Friday everyone is accounted for after a massive gas line fire there that killed four people.
"We haven't had reports of missing people," said Chief Dennis Haag.
The inferno in the city of San Bruno's normally quiet Glenview neighborhood sent fireballs 80 feet into the air and destroyed or damaged 45 homes.
"It looks like a moonscape in some areas," said San Haag, who was visibly shaken at a Friday news conference.
California Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado said he was shocked by the "horrible tragedy." He declared a state of emergency in San Mateo County.
Updated: 5:00 p.m.
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