MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - The building of the Southwest was demolished today within seconds.

Robert Segovia was live this morning to capture the event.

It started a little after 8 a.m. and the surrounding area will be blocked off until noon.

Nine blocks are closed for safety precautions:

  • Ohio Avenue to the north
  • Loraine Street to the east
  • Wall Street to the south
  • Marienfeld to the west