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First glimpse at Canada disaster site shows scale of devastation

ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION STORY: Street lights melted and heavy rail lines buckled into a 5-foot arch after the explosion of a runaway train in the little Quebec town of Lac-Megantic, near the U.S. border, where police on Tuesday gave outsiders a first, closely monitored look at the edges of the devastation. The epicenter of the blast, the "red zone" of 1.4 square kilometers, or about half a square mile, is still considered too dangerous for all but investigators and emergency workers. But even from just outside that central core, the scale of the destruction is clear, with burned-down buildings, mountains of rail-related debris and charred, black, leafless trees. The crash happened early in the morning of July 6, when a runaway train hauling 72 tanker cars of crude oil smashed into the town's center, derailed and exploded into vast fireballs. Some 37 bodies have so far been recovered and there is no hope that any of those still missing will be f

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