West Plant Explosion
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.
It’s been a frustrating couple of days for those who are waiting on word from their loved ones in the town of West.
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.
Industry experts are calling the massive explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas the result of “the perfect storm.”
More than 15 hours after the deadly blast at a West, Texas fertilizer plant, crews continue to search for survivors trapped in the rubble.