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PrincessFiona60 04-18-2013 06:37 PM

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.

forty_caliber 04-18-2013 06:44 PM

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"


Dawgluver 04-18-2013 06:45 PM

Terrible tragedy. :sad:

forty_caliber 04-18-2013 06:49 PM

The cause is still unknown but it is being treated as an industrial accident for now. Now they are reporting 35-40 dead.


PrincessFiona60 04-18-2013 06:55 PM

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.

mmyap 04-19-2013 12:11 AM

The devastation is jaw dropping. That was one heck'll of an explosion. Those poor people didn't even see it coming.

pacanis 04-19-2013 05:18 AM

Very terrible industrial accident.

Kylie1969 04-19-2013 05:43 AM

It is so terrible, we have seen a lot of footage of it, very sad indeed :sad:

PrincessFiona60 04-19-2013 06:31 PM

Any further news? just got home and the only thing on is happening in Boston.

jabbur 04-19-2013 08:26 PM

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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