- A massive explosion at a fertilizer plant near Waco on Wednesday injured more than 170 people and killed an unknown number of others, leaving the factory a smoldering ruin and leveling buildings for blocks in every direction.
Raw video of the explosion
- WARNING: This video may disturb some viewers
A man was recording the fire on his iPhone from his vehicle when the plant exploded. Both he and his child — who was in the vehicle with him — were shaken up by the blast.
Audio from police radios during the incident
- The audio captures everything from the original dispatch to deal with a fire at the plant to the explosion and its immediate aftermath.
The explosion seen in slow motion
- In slow motion its possible to see the exact moment that the fertilizer plant went up.
A different vantage point
Aerial view of home destroyed in the blast
- Beyond the plant itself, police estimate that at least 75 buildings were damage or destroyed.
As seen onnews-herald.com
Watch: Fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas
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