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Fire in the Marina district
from Remembering Loma Prieta in Great Shakes

Wreckage from collapsed homes in San Francisco's Marina district burned throughout the night of the quake after gas lines burst. The landfill this neighborhood is built on experienced soil liquefaction during the quake. Photo: KGO-TV News/ABC-7



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Collapsed house in the Marina district
   

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