Fertilizer Plant Explosion
Investigators have now ruled what many have suspected: the ammonium nitrate stored at the West Fertilizer Company’s plant exploded.
For a facility that had the potential to destroy everything around it, law enforcement records show the West Fertilizer Co. was easy for thieves and burglars to access.
More than two weeks since the deadly fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, and the Sullivans are still cleaning up.
McLennan County’s emergency management coordinator, Frank Patterson, said the county knew the plant stored 270 tons of potentially explosive ammonium nitrate.
The Waco Foundation has been designated to handle all monetary donations designated for the town and its citizens.
Some survivors are already filing lawsuits seeking damages after the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, with a half dozen lawsuits already filed.
A total of 28 state and federal agencies are investigating why the West Fertilizer Company’s plant caught fire and exploded two weeks ago.
An investigation should be finished within the next two weeks into what caused a massive explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant that killed 14 people, state authorities said Wednesday.
In West, professional restoration companies and contractors are now being allowed into the hardest hit neighborhood closest to the fertilizer plant.
More entertainers will be making music in support of a Central Texas town decimated in the deadly fertilizer plant explosion. Officials with the Texas Thunder Festival announced that next month’s performances will benefit emergency responders and schools in West.
Red Cross officials say nearly 300 families have visited a relief center since a deadly fertilizer plant explosion decimated a Texas town.
For the first time since a fertilizer plant explosion ten days ago, the neighbors closest to it got to go home today—but only for a little while. Their homes in what’s called zone-3 are still just too unsafe. People and trailers could be seen leaving the outbound check point for zone-3 in droves. They had to leave by 7pm Saturday because the homes inside not safe to be inside, and there’s a curfew.