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The remains of the the West Fertilizer Co. plant smolder in the rain on Thursday, April 18, 2013, in West, Texas. A massive explosion at the plant killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160, officials said overnight. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Smiley N. Pool) MANDATORY CREDIT

The remains of the the West Fertilizer Co. plant smolder in the rain on Thursday, April 18, 2013, in West, Texas. A massive explosion at the plant killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160, officials said overnight. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Smiley N. Pool) MANDATORY CREDIT

Texas plant explosion

Yahoo News

An explosion and fire at a fertilizer plant in the small Texas town of West on April 17 killed at least 14 people and leveled dozens of homes and spewed toxic fumes that forced evacuations of half the community.

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