Complete Coverage: Tragedy in West - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Fertilizer plant explosion levels several blocks of small Texas town

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 03:09 PM CDT

Every Day is a West Memorial for Fallen Firefighter's Father

Every Day is a West Memorial for Fallen Firefighter's Father

April 17 is a date no one in West, Texas, will forget. Fifteen people died in an explosion at the West Fertilizer Company on April 17, 2013, including Perry Calvin, one of 12 first responders killed.

Monday, Apr 17, 2017 at 05:46 AM CDT

4 Years Later: No Suspects, Arrests in West Explosion

4 Years Later: No Suspects, Arrests in West Explosion

Since the stunning announcement last May that the fire at the West Fertilizer Company was ruled incendiary, officials investigating the explosion have named no suspects and made no arrests.

Sunday, Apr 16, 2017 at 10:51 PM CDT

Four Years After Disaster West Is Moving Forward

Four Years After Disaster West Is Moving Forward

April 17 marks four years since a massive explosion at the West Fertilizer Company that killed 15 people and changed the landscape of the 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.

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