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Texas Highway Patrol officers take down details and mark the vehicles... News Photo 167105368Civilian,Close-up,Destruction,Emergencies and Disasters,Exploding,Fertilizer,Gulf Coast States,Home,Horizontal,Mark,Mode of Transport,Officer,Plant,Resident,Return,Ruined,Site,Taking,Texas,USAPhotographer FREDERIC J. BROWNCollection: AFP 2013 AFPTexas Highway Patrol officers take down details and mark the vehicles of residents allowed to return to their destroyed homes near the site of the April 17 fertilizer plant blast in West, Texas, on April 20, 2013. Investigators have been treating the blast site as a crime scene, although authorities say the blast was likely caused by a fire at the West Fertilizer Company, and access to the area has been restricted until today with residents allowed to return. Debby's home near the Intermediate school was among those destroyed but she was not home at the time, and though her husband was, he survived with injuries resulting in some forty stitches. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)