West Fertilizer Report Says Firefighters Not Properly TrainedThere is a new federal report into what went wrong in the West Fertilizer Plant explosion. According to a branch of the CDC, firefighters didn’t realize the dangers of the ammonium nitrate on property.
Residents Who Recorded West Plant Explosion Tell Story Behind VideoIt was around 7:30 p.m. on April 17, 2013. Derrick Hurtt had just picked up his then 12-year-old daughter, Khloey, from their church in West, when they spotted a rising plume of dark smoke, and went to check it out.
ATF: Work On West Explosion Case Continues
Private Funds Being Distributed To West ResidentsNearly six month after the fertilizer plant explosion in West, more than $3.6-million in private donations will finally be distributed to needy families.