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Old 04-18-2013, 07:37 PM   #1
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West, Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion

Live Updates: West, Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion Injures More Than 100 - ABC News

This is devastating, my hopes and prayers go out for the victims and their families.
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Old 04-18-2013, 07:44 PM   #2
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Just to avoid confusion with geography. Waco is not in West Texas it is in Central Texas. The accident occurred in a town named West after one of is founders. So references should read "West, Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion"

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Terrible tragedy.
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Old 04-18-2013, 07:49 PM   #4
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The cause is still unknown but it is being treated as an industrial accident for now. Now they are reporting 35-40 dead.

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Old 04-18-2013, 07:55 PM   #5
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Thanks for the correction .40, all day I thought the name of the town was "West Texas", Texas.

I was trying to pay attention to it this morning before I had to get ready for work. The pictures of the apartment building reminded me of Oklahoma City.
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The devastation is jaw dropping. That was one heck'll of an explosion. Those poor people didn't even see it coming.
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Old 04-19-2013, 06:18 AM   #7
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Very terrible industrial accident.
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Old 04-19-2013, 06:43 AM   #8
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It is so terrible, we have seen a lot of footage of it, very sad indeed
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Any further news? just got home and the only thing on is happening in Boston.
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I've only been hearing about Boston also. I did hear yesterday that the explosion in Texas measured 2.5 on the Richter scale for earthquakes. Some of the video is quite disturbing.
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