The remains of a home burn early Thursday morning, April 18, 2013, after a fertilizer plant exploded in West, Texas. The massive explosion killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160, shaking the ground with the strength of a small earthquake and leveling homes and businesses for blocks in every direction.
Photo by Associated Press /Chattanooga Times Free Press .
published Thursday, April 18th, 2013
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DALLAS — The Dallas Fire-Rescue department says one of its off-duty fire captains was killed while helping fight the blaze at the Texas fertilizer plant that exploded in the small town of West.