Transcript for Worry Over California Power Plant Implosion That Injured 5 People
Next to a familiar spectacle gone wrong. More than 1,000 people gathered at dawn this weekend to watch explosives take down on old california power plant. They were stopped 1,000 feet back. This time the sight seers found themselves in a kind of war zone. Three, two, one -- Reporter: At first glance -- -- the implosion appears to go off as planned. but watch again, this time in slow motion, and you'll see what some in the crowd of more than a thousand spectators felt. To left and right, shrapnel rockets out of the abandoned steam power plant. Listen as it hits this chain link fence. The shrapnel rained down on the families gathered to watch the implosion in a so-called "safe zone." 1,000 feet away from the blast. Kind of like getting hit with a baseball bat below of knee. Reporter: Some asking why these controlled explosions have become family events. We have business news now.
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