Fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas
A powerful explosion rocked the town of West, Texas, 19 miles north of Waco, on Wednesday evening. The Texas Department of Public Safety confirmed there were multiple injuries. No reliable numbers were available, but that figure is expected to be in the hundreds.
- — Miranda Lambert (@mirandalambert)Wed, Apr 17 2013 23:02:33#PrayForWest.... I don't understand all this craziness in the world right now. Lord please heal the bodies and hearts.
- — Rep. Bill Flores (@RepBillFlores)Wed, Apr 17 2013 22:21:25If you are able to donate blood- Providence Hospital will have a blood drive in Waco from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. #prayforwest
- — Jessica Vess (@JessicaV_KVUE)Thu, Apr 18 2013 06:39:37POLICE: #WestExplosion damage includes 50-75 homes, numerous businesses, an apartment complex & lots of cars. Some were leveled
- — Kris Betts (@KrisB_KVUE)Wed, Apr 17 2013 21:04:08Just left Hillcrest Hospital in Waco- 300 more employees calledin to help, Sykora Ford Dealership in West is opening up doors to survivors.
- — WFAA TV (@wfaachannel8)Wed, Apr 17 2013 19:53:07Our @JasonWhitely reports dispatcher in West telling emergency crews to back away from fire because of concern due to chemicals.
- — Red Cross DFW (@RedCrossDFW)Wed, Apr 17 2013 19:32:37Our teams are on the way to West, Texas, along with @CenTexRedCross. Keep good thoughts for all of the families! More to come.
- — Jason Whitely (@JasonWhitely)Wed, Apr 17 2013 18:27:59#BREAKING: The blast from West, Texas felt as far north as Midlothian. Police, fire in North TX counties sending mutual aid to Hill Co. now.
- — Justin McBurney (@JustinMcBurney)Wed, Apr 17 2013 18:46:26A fertilizer plant about an hour away from me just had an explosion... The 3 story building I'm in... wobbled!
Did you find this story interesting? like or comment as 1 already did!