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This frame grab taken from video provided by Roxana and Carlos Guzman shows a limo on fire on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge in San Francisco. Five dead women were found pressed up against the partition behind the driver, where they apparently tried to escape the smoke and fire that kept them from the rear exits of the extended passenger compartment. (May 4, 2013)

5 die in limo fire

Five people died when they were trapped in a limo that caught fire on one of the busiest bridges on San Francisco Bay. Four others and the driver were able to escape, authorities said.

San Mateo County firefighters and California Highway Patrol
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San Mateo County firefighters and California Highway Patrol personnel investigate the scene of a limousine fire on the westbound side of the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge in Foster City, Calif. Five people died when they were trapped in the limo that caught fire as they were traveling, and four others and the driver were able to escape, according to the Oakland Tribune-Bay Area News Group. (May 4, 2013)

California Highway Patrolmen light flares as they investigate
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California Highway Patrolmen light flares as they investigate the scene of a limousine fire on the westbound side of the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge in Foster City, Calif. Five people died when they were trapped in the limo that caught fire as they were traveling, and four others and the driver were able to escape, according to the Oakland Tribune-Bay Area News Group. (May 4, 2013)

This frame grab taken from video provided by
(Credit: AP )

This frame grab taken from video provided by Roxana and Carlos Guzman shows a limo on fire on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge in San Francisco. Five dead women were found pressed up against the partition behind the driver, where they apparently tried to escape the smoke and fire that kept them from the rear exits of the extended passenger compartment. (May 4, 2013)

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San Mateo County firefighters and California Highway Patrol
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San Mateo County firefighters and California Highway Patrol investigate the scene of a limousine fire on the westbound side of the San Mateo-Hayward bridge in Foster City, Calif. Five women died when they were trapped in the limo that caught fire as they were traveling. Four women and the driver were able to escape. (May 4, 2013)

Foster City Fire Department Chief Michael Keefe, left,
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Foster City Fire Department Chief Michael Keefe, left, and Foster City Fire Investigator John Mapes listen to speakers at a news conference at the California Highway Patrol headquarters in Redwood City, Calif. Investigators are trying to determine why the back of a stretch limousine burst into flames on a San Francisco Bay bridge, trapping and killing five of the nine women inside on a girls' night out, including a newlywed bride from the Philippines. It happened late Saturday night as the Lincoln Town Car crossed the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge on the south end of the bay. (May 6, 2013)

Redwood City California Highway Patrol Commander Mike Maskarich
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Redwood City California Highway Patrol Commander Mike Maskarich speaks at a news conference at the California Highway Patrol headquarters in Redwood City, Calif. Investigators are trying to determine why the back of a stretch limousine burst into flames on a San Francisco Bay bridge, trapping and killing five of the nine women inside on a girls' night out, including a newlywed bride from the Philippines. It happened late Saturday night as the Lincoln Town Car crossed the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge on the south end of the bay. (May 6, 2013)

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