West Fertilizer Plant
An emotional Bryce Reed walked into court surrounded by his family and friends. The former paramedic from West came to hear his punishment after pleading guilty to possessing a pipe bomb, and trying to hide the components.
Organizers say the free food on Thursday included a dining opportunity for some people whose homes were destroyed in the April 17 blast.
West is set hold its first Westfest since a deadly fertilizer plant explosion tore through the small community.
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.
Five facilities in Texas with large quantities of the same fertilizer chemical that fueled the deadly plant explosion in West have turned away state fire marshal inspectors since the blast, investigators said Monday.
A Texas tragedy prompted a gift of caring all the way from Michigan to the Abbot Fire Department, which rushed to assist those affected by the blast in West last April.
A gift from a small town in Michigan will help replace a fire truck lost in the devastating fertilizer plant explosion in the town of West.
A former Central Texas paramedic has been released on bond pending trial on a federal charge that he possessed pipe bomb materials.
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.
After a fertilizer plant explosion devastated the rural town of West in April, local teachers and administrators did what they could to help the community cope with the disaster that wrecked hundreds of structures, including three of city’s four schools.