Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion Leaves Several Dead and Injured
WEST, Texas (AP) — A spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety says an unknown number of people were killed in a massive explosion at a fertilizer plant nearWaco.
D.L. Wilson says it will be some time before authorities know the full extent of the loss of life and damage caused by Wednesday night's blast at the plant in West, about 20 miles north of Waco.
The explosion at West Fertilizer happened shortly before 8 p.m. and damaged buildings for blocks in every direction.