Month: April 2013

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  • April
    18 2013

    Fertilizer Plant Explosion in West Texas Causes Fatalities and Over 160 Injuries

    According to initial reports, first responders are looking for survivors and missing people amid the rubble and remnants of a fertilizer plant explosion on April 17, 2013 in West, Texas which is near Waco, Texas. Authorities say the explosion caused anywhere from 5-15 fatalities and sent more than 160 people to local hospitals. Reportedly, the […]

  • April
    18 2013

    Exxon Refinery Fire in Texas

    An April 17, 2013 Exxon refinery fie in Texas injured 12 people. 7 workers were hospitalized with burn related injuries.   Five of the workers were treated and released. One worker later died from his injuries from the Exxon refinery fire. According to reports from Exxon Mobil, officials believe the fire broke out when hydrocarbons released […]

  • April
    15 2013

    North Texas Charter Bus Wreck Kills 2 and Injures 41

    On April 11, 2013, at least two people were killed and 41 others injured in a charter bus crash in Irving, Texas. Reportedly, the bus crashed on northbound State Highway 161 near the N. Belt Line Road exit, Department of Public Safety troopers say. According to DPS, many good Samaritans responded to the scene to […]