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.
A trailer full of fireworks has exploded and one person is dead. It happened Thursday morning in the Central Texas town of Comanche.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
The City of West is planning a remembrance program on the one year anniversary of the fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people.
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.
Two workers escaped a small explosion and fire without injuries around 7 a.m. Saturday morning at Fritz Industries in Mesquite.
A residential home explosion that occurred Sunday night in Van Zandt County has killed at least one person.