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Fertilizer Plant Explosion, West, Texas, 2013

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On April 17, 2013, an explosion occurred at the West Fertilizer Company storage and distribution facility in West, TX. Fourteen people were killed including eleven emergency services personnel responding to a fire that preceded the explosion.

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