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West explosion victims' names released

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The names of those who lost their lives in the West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion were released today.

ETMC dispatch center helps respond to explosion victims in West

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ETMC EMS dispatchers sent 15 ambulances to West, TX on Wednesday. They were the first agency outside of West to arrive on the scene.

Nacogdoches has strong ties to West, Texas

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East Texas already has numerous connections to the town of West. Several come from Nacogdoches.

 

Texas A&M Forest Service helping with fertilizer plant explosion

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A Texas A&M Forest Service Incident Management Team has deployed to Central Texas to aid in response and recovery efforts following a massive explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas.

A plant in West, TEXAS, 25 miles outside of Waco, caught fire and exploded Wednesday night, causing mass destruction in the small town.

66 years ago this week, another deadly Texas blast

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Texas is no stranger to fertilizer-caused explosions.

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