Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion

Former Texas Paramedic Sentenced for Possessing Pipe Bomb Materials

Former West medic became infamously linked to deadly explosion.

Posted Thursday, December 5, 2013

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A 'Long, Long' Recovery for West, Texas

Residents and first responders still recuperating physically and mentally.

Posted Monday, October 21, 2013

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Texas Fertilizer Plant Charged with Numerous Safety Violations

Unsafe handling of fertilizers is among the violations.

Posted Thursday, October 10, 2013

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Former Medic Makes Plea Deal in Texas Plant Explosion

Former West paramedic to plead guilty in charge associated with tragic event.

Posted Thursday, October 10, 2013

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First Responders Killed in Texas Blast Died of Blunt Force Trauma, Blast Injuries

Half the firefighters were wearing protective gear when their bodies were recovered.

Posted Thursday, August 8, 2013

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DA: No Evidence Linking West, Texas EMT to Plant Explosion

Rangers find no evidence connecting Reed to blast.

Posted Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Obama Orders Review of Chemical Plant Rules

President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered federal agencies to review safety rules at chemical facilities in response to the deadly April explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant.

Posted Thursday, August 1, 2013

Texas Lags on Plant Blast Injury Survey

More than three months after a Texas fertilizer plant exploded, killing 15 people and hurting hundreds, the state still has not started surveying blast injuries despite interest from state and federal officials.

Posted Monday, July 29, 2013

West, Texas EMT Holds Memory of Fallen Firefighter

Backpack serves as reminder of friend’s last words.

Posted Friday, July 26, 2013



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