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    Breaking News: Major Explosion at Waco, Tx Fertilizer Plant!!!!

    Situation is ongoing but looks grave as of now!!!

    KWTX - HomePage - Headlines


    Explosion Rocks Fertilizer Plant During Fire | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth


    Per reports on Twitter explosion felt all the way to Dallas fwiw!!!



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    Re: Breaking News: Major Explosion at Waco, Tx Fertilizer Plant!!!!

    Explosion in West, Texas just north of Waco.

    Here's some pics:







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    Re: Breaking News: Major Explosion at Waco, Tx Fertilizer Plant!!!!

    damn...


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    Re: Breaking News: Major Explosion at Waco, Tx Fertilizer Plant!!!!

    Another view:
    Photo by andybartee • Instagram



    10 or so structure fires. People trapped in apartment building and retirement home/care center.




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    Re: Breaking News: Major Explosion at Waco, Tx Fertilizer Plant!!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAgronomist View Post
    Another view:
    Photo by andybartee • Instagram



    10 or so structure fires. People trapped in apartment building and retirement home/care center.

    Yikes.



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    Re: Breaking News: Major Explosion at Waco, Tx Fertilizer Plant!!!!

    Horrible situation, catastrophic work accident.

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonefan1983 View Post
    Situation is ongoing but looks grave as of now!!!

    KWTX - HomePage - Headlines


    Explosion Rocks Fertilizer Plant During Fire | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth


    Per reports on Twitter explosion felt all the way to Dallas
    fwiw!!!
    This doesn't surprise me... A Fertilizer plant is not a good place for an explosion.



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    Re: Breaking News: Major Explosion at Waco, Tx Fertilizer Plant!!!!

    Here's location:
    west, tx - Google Maps

    Very small town. Sounds like large area leveled




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    Re: Breaking News: Major Explosion at Waco, Tx Fertilizer Plant!!!!

    Wow. That is not a good deal.


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    Re: Breaking News: Major Explosion at Waco, Tx Fertilizer Plant!!!!

    If its a very small town does that mean casualties could be minimized? Or does everyone in a 50 mile radius work at that plant?



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    Re: Breaking News: Major Explosion at Waco, Tx Fertilizer Plant!!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAgronomist View Post

    you said area buildings are not accessible - any idea of big of an area the explosion covered? Or is the plant right in town?



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    Re: Breaking News: Major Explosion at Waco, Tx Fertilizer Plant!!!!

    Beginning of Armageddon?



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    Re: Breaking News: Major Explosion at Waco, Tx Fertilizer Plant!!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by cowgirl836 View Post
    you said area buildings are not accessible - any idea of big of an area the explosion covered? Or is the plant right in town?
    It's on the NE corner of town. Just east of the "hospital".



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    Re: Breaking News: Major Explosion at Waco, Tx Fertilizer Plant!!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAgronomist View Post
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    west, tx - Google Maps

    Very small town. Sounds like large area leveled
    Used to drive by West regularly on trips between College Station and Dallas-Fort Worth. Good place to get kolaches.


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