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Morton Salt buries Acuras after factory wall collapses

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Posted at 5:19 PM, Dec 30, 2014
and last updated 2014-12-30 17:31:25-05

Salt breached the walls of a Morton Salt factory in Chicago Tuesday afternoon, burying cars parked at an Acura dealer next door.

WBBM Chicago reported that the collapse was likely caused by too much salt behind the wall, or deterioration of the wall.

There were no injuries, according to the Chicago Fire Department. But those Acuras may never be the same.

Gavin Stern is a national digital producer for the Scripps National Desk.