Texas Town Rocked by Fertilizer Plant Explosion

A powerful explosion in the town of West, Texas, killed at least two people, leveled homes, and prompted a widespread evacuation.

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A powerful explosion in the town of West, Texas, killed at least 35 people and injured more than 160. Among the dead are 10 first responders, including five members of West’s volunteer fire department, according to West mayor Tommy Muska. Homes were leveled and parts of the town were evacuated. There is no indication the blast was anything other than an industrial accident, according to Waco police Sgt. William Patrick Swanton.

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librarian
librarian

Um, could you change the RSS title for this feature?  There is an incorporated town named "Texas City", east of Galveston, Texas & some people might think, there's been an explosion in the town"Texas City" following the one in West, Texas, which is not the case.

Thanks Time.


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