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A railroad boxcar filled with ammonium nitrate lays on its side near to the remains of the fertilizer plant that exploded yesterday afternoon on April 18, 2013 in West, Texas.  (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Texas Town Grieves For Dead First-Responders

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.

04/19/2013

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Official Death Toll Unreleased, But Town Residents Know Names Of Those Lost

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.

04/19/2013

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Help Us Help West!

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.

04/18/2013

The remnants from last night's fertilizer plant explosion were felt across West, Texas. (credit: Getty Images)

Perry: Plant Explosion A ‘Nightmare Scenario’

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is calling the deadly fertilizer plant explosion in his state “a truly nightmare scenario.”

04/18/2013

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Official: Several Injured In Texas Plant Explosion

Authorities say an explosion at a fertilizer plant near Waco, Texas, has injured several people.

04/17/2013

File photo of the BP logo. (credit: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Worker: Rig Was Bustling Before BP Well Blowout

A worker who survived the deadly explosion on the Deepwater Horizon testified Wednesday that a flurry of activity on the drilling rig hindered his ability to monitor BP’s well for signs of trouble before the April 2010 blowout.

03/13/2013

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Chemical Plant Explosion Reported In La Porte

A chemical plant fire was reported in La Porte early Monday afternoon.

03/04/2013

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One Dead, One Injured After Plant Explosion

One person was injured and another individual died following an explosion out at La Porte Saturday morning.

02/10/2013

Firefighters try to extinguish a propane gas fire. (Photo by JOSE RODRIGUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Official: 7 Hurt In Houston-Area Gas Plant Blast

An explosion and fire tore through a Houston-area propane gas plant on Tuesday, injuring seven workers before the blaze was extinguished, a fire official said.

11/06/2012

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