West Plant Explosion

West Plant Explosion (credit: Getty Images)

Texas Town Grieves For Dead First Responders

Two days after the fertilizer facility exploded in a blinding fireball, authorities announced Friday that they had recovered 14 bodies, confirming for the first time an exact number of people killed.

04/19/2013

West Plant Explosion (credit: Getty Images)

West Official Says Initial Missing Person Count Too High

It’s been a frustrating couple of days for those who are waiting on word from their loved ones in the town of West.

CBS 11–04/19/2013

WEST, TX - APRIL 18: Workers with Cen-Tex Roof Systems clean up glass debris and cover a broken window with plywood on April 18, 2013 in downtown West, Texas. The damage was caused by the deadly fertilizer plant explosion in West on Wednesday evening. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

West Residents Return Home, Start Picking Up Pieces

The tragic fire and explosion in the town of West, McClennen County, not only leveled homes near the fertilizer plant, it also damaged houses as far as a mile-and-a-half away.

04/18/2013

West, Texas Explosion - Chopper 11

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

West, Texas Explosion - Chopper 11

Texas AG On West Tragedy: “These Are Tough Texans”

More than 15 hours after the deadly blast at a West, Texas fertilizer plant, crews continue to search for survivors trapped in the rubble.

04/18/2013

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