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Willie Nelson Raises $125K For West & Abbott Volunteer Firefighters

At the West Volunteer Fire Department, a day of mixed emotions. As they continue to mourn their seven firefighters killed when the West Fertilizer Company plant exploded, they take comfort in the generosity of country superstar Willie Nelson.

05/13/2013

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U.S. Homeland Security Investigating West Fertilizer Plant

The Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms is investigating the blast along with the Texas State Fire Marshal.

04/29/2013

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West Explosion 911 Calls Released

Their windows were broken, walls cracked, and 911 calls reveal many people thought the massive explosion in West had happened inside their own home.

04/19/2013

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I-Team: What Went Wrong At West Fertilizer Plant

Industry experts are calling the massive explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas the result of “the perfect storm.”

04/18/2013

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Plant Explosion Breaks Windows, But Opens Doors

The blast from the explosion at the West Fertilizer plant Wednesday night caused damage to property in town and far away. Standing in almost any spot, broken windows can be seen for miles around.

CBSDFW.COM–04/18/2013

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Report From Scene Of West Fertilizer Plant Explosion

This morning, NewsRadio 1080 KRLD’s Austin York joined New School from West, Texas with an update from Wednesday’s destructive fertilizer plant explosion.

105.3 The Fan–04/18/2013

Smoke rises in the distance about half a mile from the West Fertilizer Company on April 18, 2013 in West, Texas. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Fertilizer Plant Cited For 2006 Permit Violation

The Texas fertilizer plant where an explosion injured more than 100 people and killed an unknown number of others was cited for failing to obtain or to qualify for a permit in 2006.

04/18/2013

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Devastation From Plant Explosion Ripples Across North Texas

The fertilizer plant explosion that rocked the town of West on Wednesday evening caused ripple effects miles away. There are reports of both people and animals, in other Texas cities, being knocked off their feet.

CBSDFW.COM–04/18/2013

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Dozens Feared Dead, Hundreds Injured In Fertilizer Plant Explosion

A fertilizer plant explosion in the town of West, north of Waco, has injured hundreds and as many as 70 people are feared dead.

04/17/2013

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