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April 18, 2013

Massive explosion at fertilizer plant rocks Texas town

An explosion at a fertilizer plant in the town of West, Texas, on Wednesday night has flattened buildings and injured dozens, according to local officials.

Raw video of explosion

The explosion was reported around 8 p.m. Wednesday in the small town north of Waco, and it appears to have been caught on camera. In the video below (originally posted by YouTube user zidyboby), a man films on his cell phone while a fire burns at the plant, and then a massive explosion consumes the structure.

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