By Geena Martinez
WEST ODESSA - After five years, an Odessa Church is finally picking up the pieces after a fire ripped through the property.
For the folks at the Highway Temple Assembly of God out in West Odessa, they're finally getting some closure after a devastating fire.
Members of the Church came out Saturday afternoon to clean up the mess left behind from a fire that destroyed the fellowship hall and the home of their pastor.
Five years ago, a car explosion ignited a fire that spread to the hall and some housing buildings on the property.
It was a total loss but they've just now been allowed to clean up after a lengthy investigation
Pastor Betty Yoakham tells NewsWest 9, they've had to wait for a law firm to finish getting pictures and estimates of the damages.
The total cost of damages from that fire is $2 million.
Pastor Yoakham says she's humbled by all the people willing to donate their time and money to get the church back on its feet.