West Fertilizer Explosion
Four months after a fertilizer plant explosion tore through West, Texas, killing 15 people and damaging buildings for blocks around, the West Trojans opened their football season and recovered a degree of normalcy that’s been missing.
West ISD has spent the past weeks scrambling to provide classroom space to replace the three schools damaged in April’s chemical plant explosion. And now, a sprawling maze of tan portable buildings surrounds the damaged frame of the old intermediate school.
Students in West return to school on Monday morning under strained conditions, after an explosion rocked the city back in April.
A former Central Texas paramedic has been released on bond pending trial on a federal charge that he possessed pipe bomb materials.
Sen. Ted Cruz is scheduled to speak at a GOP dinner to benefit the town of West. The McLennan County Republican Party is hosting the dinner Thursday night in Waco.
Some private nonprofit groups in Central Texas impacted by a deadly fertilizer plant explosion are eligible to seek low-interest federal disaster loans.
The Texas Rangers have turned up no evidence linking a former paramedic from a small Central Texas town to a fire and explosion at a fertilizer plant in the town.
At the age of 76, two years after he retired, Dan Pokluda never thought he would be building houses again.
In only eight days, Steven Kuchera, his wife Stephanie, and twin 17-year-old sons Jackson and Nick will be moving into their new home in West.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency reversed its previous decision and approved additional funding Friday to help rebuild the small Texas town where an April fertilizer plant explosion leveled homes, damaged buildings and killed 15 people.
President Barack Obama is ordering federal agencies to review safety rules at chemical facilities in response to the deadly April explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant.
WEST (CBS 11) – Eighteen graduates walked the stage, all newly certified volunteer Emergency Medical Technician’s for the town of West. The standing ovation was for people who should have been there. Classmates, Perry Calvin, […]