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Here’s how the fire that killed nearly 18,000 Texas cows got started

Investigators say the fire was an accident and started with an engine fire in a manure vacuum truck.

A worker was critically injured and more than 18,000 cattle were killed in a massive explosion at Southfork Dairy Farm in Dimmit on Monday, April 10, 2023. Dimmit is about 60 miles south west of Amarillo.

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