Officials In West Considering Building New Fertilizer PlantAs the state remembers West, Texas on the one-year anniversary of a deadly explosion, the mayor in the town acknowledged that local officials are considering building a new fertilizer plant.
Local Man Builds His Own Memorial For West First-RespondersThere is a permanent memorial to the first responders who died in West, Texas, but it’s not actually in West. The monumental tribute was built by just one man, who didn’t have a lot of money to spend and received no help.
Family Remembers Dallas Firefighter Killed In WestA Dallas family remembers their father, Lucky, who courageously responded to the fire in West and never returned.
Memorial To Honor Victims Of West Explosion On One-Year AnniversaryFriends and family in the small town of West are preparing to honor victims of the deadly fertilizer plant explosion that occurred one year ago today.
West Volunteer Firefighter On-Duty AgainMonths after surviving the fertilizer plant explosion, which rocked the small town of West, volunteer firefighter Robert Payne has started going out on calls again.
State Awards $4.8M To Recovery Efforts In West State officials say an additional $4.8 million in disaster assistance will be provided to the Central Texas community of West as it continues to rebuild from the devastating fertilizer plant explosion last year that killed 15.
1 Year After Blast, West Mayor Sees ProgressOne year after the deadly fertilizer plant explosion in West, the town's leader likes what he sees. "It's a smile on my face," said Mayor Tommy Muska. "That humming is progress."
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.
New Addition Helps Family Deal With Loss Of Loved One In West ExplosionThis week marks one year since the West Fertilizer Plant explosion. The blast killed 15 people -- including father and volunteer firefighter Perry Calvin. His family spoke with CBS 11 News about their unexpected loss.
Fire Chief Urges Changes Ahead Of West Anniversary The state fire marshal wants 46 facilities that store ammonium nitrate in Texas to make safety improvements following the deadly West fertilizer plant explosion last year.
Lawmakers At Capitol For West AnniversaryThis week's anniversary of the West fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people is bringing lawmakers back to the Capitol to consider tougher oversight of chemical facilities.
Groundbreaking Symbolizes Hope In West One Year LaterMore than 100 West residents & community leaders gathered to break ground on a new 75,000 square foot nursing home.
Chemical Safety Board To Present New Report About West ExplosionPeople in West may get more answers about the explosion that destroyed part of town.
West Planning Remembrance Program On Explosion AnniversaryThe City of West is planning a remembrance program on the one year anniversary of the fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people.
Donated West Funds Yet To Be DispersedNearly nine months after the fertilizer plant explosion, many people in West have not even started to rebuild their homes, and much of the donated funds have yet to be released.