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On Wednesday, April 17, 2013, the small town of West, Texas, 20 miles north of Waco, was devastated when an explosion at the West Fertilizer Co. destroyed the surrounding area. At least 14 have died – including many first responders – and more than 160 are injured.

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West Fertilizer Explosion Memorial: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion Victims

WEST, Texas (AP) — Rescue workers searched rubble early Thursday for survivors of a fertilizer plant explosion in a small Texas town that killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160 others. The blast left the factory a smoldering ruin and leveled homes and businesses for blocks in every direction. The explosion in downtown West, a small farming community about 20 miles north of Waco, shook the ground with the strength of a small earthquake and could be heard dozens of miles away....
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Judith Monroe Obituary (AP News)

Judith Ann Monroe died in the explosion at West...

Mariano Saldivar Obituary (AP News)

Mariano Saldivar died in the explosion at West...

Kevin Sanders Obituary (AP News)

Kevin Sanders, a member of Bruceville-Eddy...

Morris Bridges Obituary (AP News)

Morris Bridges, 41, a member of the West...

Cody Dragoo Obituary (AP News)

Cody Dragoo, 50, a member of West Volunteer Fire...

Joey Pustejovsky Obituary (AP News)

Joey Pustejovsky, a member of West Volunteer Fire...

Robert Snokhous Obituary (AP News)

Robert Snokhous, 48, a West volunteer firefighter...

Doug Snokhous Obituary (AP News)

Doug Snokhous, 50, a West volunteer firefighter...

Perry Calvin Obituary (AP News)

Perry Calvin, 37, a member of the Navarro Mills...

Jerry Chapman Obituary (AP News)

Jerry Chapman of Abbott Volunteer Fire Department...

Kenny Harris Obituary (AP News)

Kenny Harris, 52, a captain in the Dallas Fire...

Jimmy Matus Obituary (AP News)

Jimmy Matus, 52, died in the explosion at West...

Cyrus Reed Obituary (AP News)

Cyrus Reed of Abbott Volunteer Fire Department...

Buck Uptmor Obituary (AP News)

Buck Uptmor of West Volunteer Fire Department...

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Kevin Sanders Obituary (AP News)

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Jerry Chapman of Abbott Volunteer Fire Department...

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