Explosion At Fertilizer Plant In West Texas, More Than 60 Dead, Multiple Injuries - Story DevelopingSubmitted by emalvini on Wed, 04/17/2013 - 22:13
Explosion At Fertilizer Plant In West Texas, More Than 60 Dead, Multiple Injuries - Story Developing
Posted on April 17, 2013 at 8:41 PM
Updated today at 9:12 PM
WEST, Texas -- A large explosion rocked the town of West, Texas, 19 miles north of Waco, on Wednesday evening.
A source told KVUE's sister station WFAA that a large swath of the small town with a population of 2,800 has been leveled.
According to initial reports, the blast was at the West Fertilizer Plant at 1471 Jerry Mashek Drive, about a half-mile east of Interstate 35.
The Texas Department of Public Safety confirmed there were multiple injuries.