West Fertilizer plant
Apr 23, 2013 — The number of people who died in a fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, last week now stands at 15, officials said Tuesday. They also ruled out natural causes as a potential spark for last Wednesday's fire.
Apr 22, 2013 — The remains of four more first responders were identified, according to authorities. Most of the 14 people who died were reportedly volunteer firefighters and EMS personnel.
Apr 20, 2013 — In West, Texas, some of the town's citizens whose homes were damaged by Wednesday's massive fertilizer plant explosion are returning to their homes Saturday, after authorities declared parts of the area safe. But a curfew will be in place, and other areas remain off-limits.
Apr 17, 2013 — The explosion was reported around 7:50 p.m. from West Fertilizer plant in West, near Waco, Texas. Local news reports say that people were trapped in a nearby nursing home and in an apartment building.