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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas

    ABC Channel 8 in Dallas Chopper shows incredible destruction in West, TX.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas

    ABC Channel 8 in Dallas Chopper shows damaged train tracks beside the remains of a fertilizer plant destroyed by an explosion in West, TX, April 18, 2013.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    A smashed car sits in front of an apartment complex destroyed by an explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, as firefighters conduct a search and rescue, April 18, 2013. A massive explosion at the West Fertilizer Co. Wednesday night killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160, officials said overnight.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas

    This aerial photo shows the remains of a fertilizer plant destroyed by an explosion, at rear, as traffic in the foreground moves North and South on IH-35 in West, Texas, April 18, 2013.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas

    Brent Bridges speaks with concern, April 18, 2013 about his father, Morris Bridges, who was a first responder with the West, Texas volunteer fire department after the fertilizer explosion.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    Gov. Rick Perry, center, speaks during a news conference updating information about the state's emergency response to the explosion and fires in West, Texas, April 18, 2013, in Austin, Texas.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    Firefighter conduct a search and rescue of an apartment building destroyed by an explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, April 18, 2013.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    A firefighter surveys the blast zone destroyed by an explosion at a fertilizer plant during search and rescue efforts in West, Texas, April 18, 2013.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    Firefighters conduct a search and rescue on the blast zone destroyed by an explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, April 18, 2013.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    The remains of the the West Fertilizer Co. plant smolder in the rain, April 18, 2013, in West, Texas.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    The remains of a home burn, April 18, 2013, after a fertilizer plant exploded in West, Texas. The massive explosion killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160, shaking the ground with the strength of a small earthquake and leveling homes and businesses for blocks in every direction.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    The remains of a silo that was part of a fertilizer plant burns and smokes, April 18, 2013, after the plant exploded in West, Texas. The massive explosion killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160, shaking the ground with the strength of a small earthquake and leveling homes and businesses for blocks in every direction.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    Map locates the fertilizer plant that exploded April 17, 2013, in West, Texas.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    With smoke rising in the distance, a law enformcement officer runs a check point at the perimeter about half a mile from the West Fertilizer Company on April 18, 2013 in West, Texas after a massive explosion at the fertilizer company.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    A fire is seen following an explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, on April 17, 2013.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    A mushroom cloud is seen following an explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, on April 17, 2013.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    In this Instagram photo provided by Andy Bartee, a plume of smoke rises from a fertilizer plant fire in West, Texas on April 17, 2013. An explosion at a fertilizer plant near Waco injured dozens of people and sent flames shooting high into the night sky, leaving the factory a smoldering ruin and causing major damage to surrounding buildings.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    A fire burns after an explosion in West, Texas on April 17, 2013.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    A person looks on as emergency workers fight a house fire after a nearby fertilizer plant exploded on April 17, 2013, in West, Texas.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    Elderly persons from a nearby nursing home are triaged in a parking lot before being moved to a school stadium following a fertilizer plant explosion on April 17, 2013, in West, Texas. The explosion near Waco injured dozens of people and sent flames shooting high into the night sky, leaving the factory a smoldering ruin and causing major damage to surrounding buildings.
    Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune Herald/AP Photo
  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    Emergency workers evacuate elderly from a damaged nursing home following an explosion at a fertilizer plant on April 17, 2013, in West, Texas. An explosion at a fertilizer plant near Waco caused numerous injuries and sent flames shooting high into the night sky.
    Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune Herald/AP Photo
  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    An elderly person is assisted at a staging area at a local school stadium following an explosion at a fertilizer plant on April 17, 2013, in West, Texas. An explosion at a fertilizer plant near Waco caused numerous injuries and sent flames shooting high into the night sky.
    Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune Herald/AP Photo
  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    A fire burns at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas after an explosion on April 17, 2013.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    A firefighter walks past a pickup truck with debris from a storage shed on it at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, after an explosion on April 17, 2013. A massive explosion at the fertilizer plant near Waco 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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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    Baylor University students gathered in front of Waco Hall after an explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas on April 17, 2013.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    Ambulances assemble after an explosion at a West, Texas, fertilizer plant on April 17, 2013.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    An emergency worker walks through damaged apartment building following a fertilizer plant explosion on April 17, 2013, in West, Texas. An explosion at a fertilizer plant near Waco injured dozens of people and sent flames shooting high into the night sky, leaving the factory a smoldering ruin and causing major damage to surrounding buildings.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    A fire burns at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, after an explosion Wednesday April 17, 2013
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    Rescue workers pass a damaged apartment complex after a nearby fertilizer plant exploded Wednesday, April 17, 2013, in West, Texas.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    An injured elderly person is assisted by two young males as a nursing home is evacuated after an explosion at a nearby fertilizer plant on April 17, 2013, in West, Texas.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    A victim from the West fertilizer plant explosion is wheeled into Hillcrest Baptist Medical Hospital in Waco, Texas on April 17, 2013.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    A firefighter searches a nursing home that was damaged after an explosion at a nearby by fertilizer plant on April 17, 2013, in West, Texas.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    Firefighters search an area destroyed by a fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, in this photo made early in the morning of April 18, 2013.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    Firefighters check a destroyed apartment complex near the fertilizer plant that exploded earlier in West, Texas, in this photo made early on April 18, 2013.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    A fire still burns in a apartment complex destroyed near a fertilizer plant that exploded earlier in West, Texas, in this photo made early in the morning of April 18, 2013.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    Baylor University student's hold a candle light vigil outside Waco Hall for the victim's of the West fertilizer plant explosion on April 17, 2013.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    Shattered glass covers items in the front of a thrift show after the West Fertilizer Company exploded on April 18, 2013 in West, Texas. A massive explosion at the fertilizer company injured more than 100 people and left damaged buildings for blocks in every direction.
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  • Explosion Rips Through Texas Fertilizer Plant

    Blown-out plate glass windows lay shattered on the sidewalk and street after the West Fertilizer Company exploded on April 18, 2013 in West, Texas. The massive explosion at the fertilizer company injured more than 100 people and left damaged buildings for blocks in every direction.
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