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New footage of Waco Fertilizer Explosion
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Video of the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas taken by Francisco Rodarte. This footage is a little more stable than some other existing video, and shows the severity of the blast.

The blast occurred Wednesday nigh, and could be heard 45 miles away, registering as a 2.1 on the richter scale, according to the according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The explosion has leveled several blocks in the small community, including 60-70 homes, a middle school, a nursing home and an apartment building, says West mayor Tommy Mouska, who described the scene as a “war zone.”

Added: Apr-18-2013 Occurred On: Apr-18-2013
By: Aussie
Regional News
Tags: west, texas, waco, fertilizer, fertiliser, plant, explosion, footage,
Location: Waco, Texas, United States (load item map)
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