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Explosion in Texas!!! Update:video!

A fertilizer plant exploded tonight and the reports I'm seeing is saying as many as 10 buildings are on fire.
People are saying they thought it was an earthquake because they felt it from 40 miles away.
Many surrounding areas are sending their first responders to help with the fires and injured but there hasn't been any confirmations on fatalities or number of injured.

Thoughts and prayers for the people of West!

If anyone has any updates please post them.


EDIT:
http://kwkt.com/news/caught-camera-fertilizer-plant-explosion-near-waco

Sorry. I don't know how to make it clicky.


Update:
The director of West EMS is confirming that he believes 60-70 dead and hundreds injured- KWTX News 10.

Update 2:
Just confirmed that 2 children were transported to McLanes children's hospital in Temple.




FEEL FREE TO POST YOUR UPDATES ON HERE WHEN YOU HAVE THEM.
I'm sure more information will come out in the morning and we'd all like to know what is happening.
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baquick
by Ruby Member on Apr. 17, 2013 at 11:30 PM
That had to be scary!

Isn't west where that really awesome bakery is? It's Chechz (spelling?) or something?

I love that place....

God this is scary.... :-( I hope there are no more fatalities .. :-(


Quoting Crazy-Steph:

We're 60 miles away and we heard it, very loudly!
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Crazy-Steph
by Ruby Member on Apr. 17, 2013 at 11:32 PM
We didn't know, at the time, what it was.

Quoting baquick:

That had to be scary!



Isn't west where that really awesome bakery is? It's Chechz (spelling?) or something?



I love that place....



God this is scary.... :-( I hope there are no more fatalities .. :-(




Quoting Crazy-Steph:

We're 60 miles away and we heard it, very loudly!
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mommyof11050307
by Platinum Member on Apr. 17, 2013 at 11:33 PM

There's reports of 500 homes have been damage and or leveled by the explosion. I have someone on my news feed who is from a town 30 miles from West. 

baquick
by Ruby Member on Apr. 17, 2013 at 11:34 PM
Either way- is probably shit bricks ...

Quoting Crazy-Steph:

We didn't know, at the time, what it was.



Quoting baquick:

That had to be scary!





Isn't west where that really awesome bakery is? It's Chechz (spelling?) or something?





I love that place....





God this is scary.... :-( I hope there are no more fatalities .. :-(






Quoting Crazy-Steph:

We're 60 miles away and we heard it, very loudly!
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HaleyCovington
by Gold Member on Apr. 17, 2013 at 11:34 PM
Where are they from?

Quoting mommyof11050307:

There's reports of 500 homes have been damage and or leveled by the explosion. I have someone on my news feed who is from a town 30 miles from West. 

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mommyof11050307
by Platinum Member on Apr. 17, 2013 at 11:36 PM

Im sorry 50 miles its Waxahachie. She said all of her family felt the explosion there. 


Quoting HaleyCovington:

Where are they from?

Quoting mommyof11050307:

There's reports of 500 homes have been damage and or leveled by the explosion. I have someone on my news feed who is from a town 30 miles from West. 



HaleyCovington
by Gold Member on Apr. 17, 2013 at 11:41 PM
That's crazy! My family is like 50 miles the other way in temple/belton. They didnt feel anything tho. I saw on the news that it was felt all the way to Waxahachie.

Quoting mommyof11050307:

Im sorry 50 miles its Waxahachie. She said all of her family felt the explosion there. 



Quoting HaleyCovington:

Where are they from?



Quoting mommyof11050307:

There's reports of 500 homes have been damage and or leveled by the explosion. I have someone on my news feed who is from a town 30 miles from West. 




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daisykat
by on Apr. 17, 2013 at 11:41 PM
It's so frustrating trying to get info- I swear, FOX news has been running commercials for 20 minutes in a row and CNN is doing nothing but showing photos of pressure cooker lids. Come on already, this is a little more pressing, don't you think???
Fields456
by Ruby Member on Apr. 17, 2013 at 11:43 PM

I hope everyone gets out alive and with minimal or no injuries.    I was told they felt it in the Dallas/fort worth area.      

Blessedlife79
by Silver Member on Apr. 17, 2013 at 11:44 PM

Oh my god. This photo turned my stomach. I do not even want to know how many people just lost their lives :(


Quoting HaleyCovington:

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