What a mess and look at what is involved in trying to clean it up.
Some 40 experts on bombs and hazardous material from across the country and at least eight national laboratories are working on the preparations.
They have analyzed wind patterns to ensure the smoke will not float over homes beyond the scores that will be evacuated. They have studied how fast the chemicals can become neutralized under heat expected to reach 1800 degrees and estimate that could happen within 30 minutes, which means most of the toxins will not even escape the burning home, Newman said.
As for the owners of the home?
The home has been declared a public nuisance and therefore the county does not have to reimburse the owners, who were renting the house to Jakubec.