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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:
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    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!!!!

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    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".



    Last edited by ISUAgronomist; 04-17-2013 at 09:03 PM.


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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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    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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    Wow..



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