West Explosion

KWTX to Air West Explosion Documentary
One year after the West Fertilizer Plant explosion, KWTX-TV will air a documentary chronicling the blast and the ongoing recovery efforts.
“After West, Forever Forward” will premiere Thursday at 6 p.m. with limited commercial interruption. The film will be narrated by survivors, family members of tho…
West Update
At a Thursday afternoon news conference, State Fire Marshal Chris Connealy said that officials are ruling the cause of the fire that triggered the April 17 explosion of the West Fertilizer Plant “undetermined”.
Because multiple causes could not be confirmed or eliminated, investigators could offer no…
Perry wants Apology
Texas Governor Rick Perry is demanding an apology from California newspaper Sacramento Bee after the newspaper ran an editorial cartoon about the West plant explosion on the day of the West memorial.
"The Sacramento Bee published a disgusting 'cartoon' mocking the deadly explo…
Listen To West Tribute Song
US105 debuted this song on Wednesday and we've had lots of requests to hear more of it. Here is Rushing Steele's tribute to West, Texas, "How West Was One."

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