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Fertilizer plant explosion levels several blocks of small Texas town

Monday, Mar 3, 2014 at 06:47 AM CST

Fire Marshal to Continue Ammonium Nitrate Tour

Fire Marshal to Continue Ammonium Nitrate Tour

State Fire Marshal Chris Connealy is continuing to meet with local officials in Texas counties about the dangers of ammonium nitrate, the chemical that detonated in the West fertilizer explosion.

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014 at 10:36 PM CST

EPA Report on West Explosion

EPA Report on West Explosion

The Environmental Protection Agency released a report on the management of debris after the West fertilizer plant explosion last year. Read more about the findings on The Dallas Morning News.

Monday, Feb 10, 2014 at 04:56 PM CST

FEMA Awards $20.8 Million for West Schools

FEMA Awards $20.8 Million for West Schools

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded two public assistance grants totaling $20.8 million to repair the badly damaged schools in West.

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014 at 09:46 AM CST
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By Stephen Hawkins

Rangers Donate Money for Park in West

Rangers Donate Money for Park in West

The Rangers, who have made a $50,000 donation for West City Park, made a caravan stop Tuesday in the town of about 2,800 people less than 90 miles from their home ballpark.

Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at 07:04 PM CST

West Gets First New School Building After Blast

West Gets First New School Building After Blast

A new school building will be dedicated Tuesday in the hard-hit community of West, TX.

Monday, Jan 6, 2014 at 07:18 PM CST

Brothers Killed in West Explosion Honored

Brothers Killed in West Explosion Honored

A new brush truck was donated to the City of West Monday in honor of brothers Robert and Douglas Snokhouse killed in the April 2013 fertilizer plant blast.

Monday, Jan 6, 2014 at 10:20 AM CST

Frustration Mounts Over West Aid Distribution

 Frustration Mounts Over West Aid Distribution

Residents of West desperate for cash to rebuild their lives have seen a foundation overseeing disaster relief collect about $3.6 million in donations from across the country. But less than 20 percent of that has...

Saturday, Dec 28, 2013 at 05:35 PM CST

Heroes of West Explosion Named "Texans of the Year"

Heroes of West Explosion Named "Texans of the Year"

West's first responders named Texans of the Year by the Dallas Morning News.

Thursday, Dec 26, 2013 at 06:31 AM CST

West Mending From Blast Looks Ahead to 2014

West Mending From Blast Looks Ahead to 2014

West is still recovering from a fatal fertilizer plant explosion that flattened neighborhoods but residents are counted their blessings at Christmas.

Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013 at 03:45 PM CST

Arlington PD Brightens West Children's Christmas

Arlington PD Brightens West Children's Christmas

The Arlington Police Department is trying to make Christmas a little brighter for the children of West.

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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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