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Fertilizer plant explosion levels several blocks of small Texas town

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 10:32 AM CDT

New Schools Open in West After 2013 Fertilizer Blast

New Schools Open in West After 2013 Fertilizer Blast

Students and adults have marched to a new school complex in West where a 2013 fertilizer plant explosion killed 15 people.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 10:55 PM CDT

West Victims' Families Stunned By Investigation

West Victims' Families Stunned By Investigation

More than three years after a fire and explosion at West Fertilizer Company, families of the victims got news they never expected: the explosion was a criminal act, not an accident.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 10:54 PM CDT

West Fertilizer Explosion Was Intentionally Set: ATF

West Fertilizer Explosion Was Intentionally Set: ATF

A fertilizer explosion in West, Texas, that killed 15 and injured dozens of others in April 2013 was intentionally set, government officials said during a press conference Wednesday.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 04:44 PM CDT

TX Lawmakers Approve Fertilizer Safety Bill

TX Lawmakers Approve Fertilizer Safety Bill

Texas lawmakers have sent to Gov. Greg Abbott a bill meant to strengthen regulations for storing the chemical fertilizer that caused a fatal explosion in West in 2013.

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 10:04 AM CDT

Church to Host Vigil for West Explosion Anniversary

Church to Host Vigil for West Explosion Anniversary

The West Ministerial Alliance and the City of West are hosting a memorial prayer vigil Friday from 7:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Mary's Church of the Assumption to commemorate those involved in the West explosion.

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Complete coverage of a massive fertilizer plant explosion that leveled the small Texas town of West. Five to 15 people are estimated to have been killed and over 160 have been injured.
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