- The explosion was reported around 8 p.m. Wednesday, and it appears to have been caught on camera. In the video below, a man films on his cell phone while a fire burns at the plant, and then a massive explosion consumes the plant. WARNING: The video contains an expletive and may be difficult for some to watch.
- — Mackenzie Kelly (@mkelly007)Wed, Apr 17 2013 20:07:54Here is the initial dispatch audio of the explosion in West, TX at the fertilizer plant: https://soundcloud.com/alertpage-1/west-tx-explosion-initial …alwesttxe-1/west-tx-explosion-initial #westtx
- — Asher Wolf (@Asher_Wolf)Wed, Apr 17 2013 19:21:47The scanner is requesting "get everyone down here, ready or not" https://soundcloud.com/alertpage-1/west-tx-explosion-initial …alWacoagExplosiontx-explosion-initial #Waco #Explosion
- — Eva Ruth Moravec (@EvaRuth)Wed, Apr 17 2013 19:24:25update from @wacotrib on West, TX explosion: "every house within about four blocks is blown apart" http://www.wacotrib.com/update-explosion-at-west-plant-injures-firefighters/article_51082f25-3238-5c50-9d12-3f11bafcf352.html …m/update-explosion-at-west-plant-injures-firefighters/article_51082f25-3238-5c50-9d12-3f11bafcf352.html