PHOTOS: Explosion rocks small town north of Waco

West explosion

Credit: WFAA

The West, Texas community center became a chaotic emergency command post in the hours after a fertilizer plant explosion on April 17, 2013.

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by WFAA

WFAA

Posted on April 17, 2013 at 9:36 PM

Updated Tuesday, Dec 3 at 6:19 PM

A massive explosion at a fertilizer plant near Waco on Wednesday night injured dozens of people and sent flames shooting into the night sky, leaving the factory a smoldering ruin following a blast that damaged buildings for blocks in every direction.

 

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