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WEST TX CLEANUP-TOPVO

ONE WEEK SINCE THE EXPLOSION OF A FERTILIZER PLANT IN WEST, TEXAS... OFFICIALS ALLOWED CAMERAS TO GET A CLOSE-UP VIEW OF THE CRATER LEFT BEHIND.

IT'S NEARLY 100-FEET WIDE AND 10-FEET DEEP.

IT DESTROYED DOZENS OF HOMES AND DAMAGED SEVERAL BUILDINGS IN THE SMALL CENTRAL TEXAS TOWN.

14 PEOPLE WERE KILLED, MORE THAN 200-OTHERS INJURED.

THE INVESTIGATION INTO THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE THAT LED TO THAT EXPLOSION CONTINUES.

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