Fertilizer Plant Explosion

Texas News
10:00 am
Mon April 22, 2013

President declares emergency for Texas

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to Texas to supplement state and local response efforts following the explosions in West.

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8:35 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

Social media buzzing with reports of plant explosion in West

The view north from the parking lot of the Czech Stop bakery in West, TX, shortly after an explosion at a local fertilizer plant.
Brian Stelter via Twitter

Images and reports continue to roll in from the small town of West, along Interstate 35, about 20 miles south of Hillsboro.

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