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Explosion rips through fertilizer plant in West, Texas, CNN affiliate KWTX reports.
TEXAS EXPLOSION: DRAMATIC PHOTO - MULTIPLE STRUCTURES ON FIRE WITH REPORTS OF PEOPLE TRAPPED AND FF’S DOWN!
MORE: Massive explosion rocks a fertilizer plant near Waco,
#Texas. Multiple casualties reported http://on.rt.com/6anhet
Terrifying... What a horrible accident!
WACO, Texas — Local media in Waco, Texas are reporting an explosion at a fertilizer plant with injuries.
Several buildings are reported destroyed. KWTX reports a nursing home was damaged after the explosion in the city of West which is just north of Waco.
Local scanner traffic reports multiple structures on fire with many people trapped. A local school is being setup as a staging area. Emergency units are being asked to gather and Haven and Reagan.
It is not clear yet how many people are injured. Evacuations are underway.
Residents 65 miles away reported hearing the blast.
Edited by Everybody Hates Raymond, 17 April 2013 - 07:13 PM.