Copper Theft Attempt Goes Up in Smoke

Surveillance video captures man cutting wires that left Texas church without electricity.
1:18 | 12/13/12

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Severed power lines and a giant generator telltale signs that -- Baptist Church has problems but his. Pullman. Are likely bigger wow. -- -- -- Early this morning a call from the alarm company alerted church leaders to this these bold letters will need to to do to the wire. In the process of trying to steal the wire or copper a seat was stopped the brightness tracks. A surveillance cameras rolling and we were there with had deacon Michael -- when he watched the video for the first time he blew up. Any you can see a truck pull up there is one man cutting the wires near the streets the other at the breaker box and soon the explosion should be a warning for -- that don't you don't make a mistake if you make a mistake to -- -- -- The crime cut power to the entire building and whenever you don't have electricity. And degree inches has landed. The church had to cancel all of tonight's activities and -- a costly generator just to get ready for Sunday services are deductibles -- thousand dollars currently keeps recalling proverbs. 153. He watches over big evil in the he sold those guys doing that weather was the -- -- -- -- -- --

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