An insurance industry trade group estimates losses from a deadly fertilizer plant explosion in a tiny Texas town will likely exceed $100 million.
Gov. Rick Perry said Monday that spending more state money on inspections would not have prevented the deadly explosion at the West Fertilizer Co. plant that was last investigated by Texas environmental regulators in 2006.
According to White House officials, President Barack Obama will attend a memorial service for victims of the fertilizer plant explosion in the town of West, Texas. The memorial scheduled for Thursday at Baylor University.
On the first Sunday after a fertilizer plant explosion leveled part of a tiny Texas town, pastor John Crowder stood atop a long flatbed overlooking a hayfield and spoke to his congregation.
A state fire official says there’s no sign of criminal activity in the explosion of a fertilizer plant in Central Texas that killed 14.
Buck Uptmor didn’t have to go to West Fertilizer Co. when the fire started. He wasn’t a firefighter like his brother and cousin, who raced toward the plant. But a ranch of horses next to the flames needed to be moved to safety.
The neighborhood surrounding a Texas fertilizer plant that erupted in a thunderous explosion is gone, and the residents here know they’ve lost more than the buildings that went up in flames.
All of our stations here at CBS Radio are gearing up to help those affected by the blast that shook the city of West, Tex. Wednesday night.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is calling the deadly fertilizer plant explosion in his state “a truly nightmare scenario.”
Authorities say an explosion at a fertilizer plant near Waco, Texas, has injured several people.