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Exploding Shower Doors A Problem In Texas & Nationwide

Imagine taking a shower and your glass door explodes, shattering into tiny pieces, and trapping you inside. It happened to a 12-year-old Dallas boy and his experience isn’t unique.

CBS 11–09/18/2014

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Arlington Explosion Kills Man & Burns Another

One man was killed and another man was seriously hurt after an explosion and flash fire at a house in south Arlington late Thursday night.

08/29/2014

The West Fertilizer Company, shown from the air, lies in ruins on April 18, 2013 in West, Texas. (credit: Getty Images)

New Bill On West Blast Would Delay New Rules

The massive fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people last year is unlikely to meaningfully change regulatory or safety rules in Texas until at least 2016 under the latest bill offered Tuesday by lawmakers tasked with scrutinizing the blast.

08/05/2014

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One Dead After Fireworks Trailer Explodes In Comanche

A trailer full of fireworks has exploded and one person is dead. It happened Thursday morning in the Central Texas town of Comanche.

07/03/2014

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Sheriff: 2 Killed, 9 Hurt In Oil Field Explosion

A buildup of pressure caused an explosion as workers were changing a wellhead Wednesday at a West Texas oil field, killing two of them and injuring nine others, a sheriff said.

04/30/2014

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Explosion Inside Grand Prairie Home Prompts Investigation

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is looking into what caused an explosion in a Grand Prairie home around 4:30 p.m. Friday on Harrier Street.

04/26/2014

The West Fertilizer Company, shown from the air, lies in ruins on April 18, 2013 in West, Texas. (credit: Getty Images)

Residents Respond To Findings In West Fertilizer Blast Report

The fertilizer plant explosion in West that killed 15 people a year ago could have been prevented. The U.S. Chemical Safety Board presented its preliminary findings about the blast in front of a packed room of residents and town officials.

KRLD–04/22/2014

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Easter Services In West Mark New Beginning

Today’s Easter service was an important one for those in West, Texas, who this week marked the one year anniversary of the explosion that rocked the town.

04/20/2014

Mayor Tommy Muska of West, Texas is backstage chatting with the press at Texas Thunder Festival 2013 on May 18, 2013 in Gardendale, Texas. (credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images For Texas Thunder)

1 Year After Blast, West Mayor Sees Progress

One year after the deadly fertilizer plant explosion in West, the town’s leader likes what he sees. “It’s a smile on my face,” said Mayor Tommy Muska. “That humming is progress.”

04/16/2014

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Man Hurt In Keene House Explosion

One man was hurt Tuesday night in a fiery explosion that happened at a home in Keene, where the victim said that he left a tank of propane near a lit fireplace.

03/05/2014

A makeshift sign is placed on the side of a road in West, Texas, on April 20, 2013, three days after the April 17 fertilizer plant blast which killed and injured residents of this small Texas community. At least 14 people were killed, most of them first reponders, and 60 people are missing following a powerful blast that destroyed the Texas fertilizer factory and dozens of nearby homes, officials said April 20.  AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWN        (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

West Planning Remembrance Program On Explosion Anniversary

The City of West is planning a remembrance program on the one year anniversary of the fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people.

CBS 11–02/27/2014

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Woman Hurt When Oxygen Tank Explodes

A woman in Arlington was seriously hurt Wednesday morning when her oxygen tank exploded. Officials said that the victim was smoking at the time of the blast.

02/26/2014

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