Mayor Tommy Muska reacts after FEMA denied West, Texas' request for more federal disaster assistance.
FEMA is refusing to provide money to help rebuild West, Texas. The small Texas town was devastated when a deadly fertilizer plant explosion destroyed numerous homes and killed 15 people.
There are new developments in West, Texas, where a massive fertilizer plant explosion killed 14 people last month. One of the first responders who was at the scene is now accused of possessing an explosive device.
So far today, we've seen some incredible videos and eyewitness accounts of the massive explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas. Bill Hemmer talked to West resident Tina Kolar, who lives just two blocks away from the plant where a fire started Wednesday night.
Here is the latest information we have out of West, Texas, after a deadly explosion at a fertilizer plant. Firefighters were at the facility battling a fire when the explosion - which had the force of a small earthquake - happened. Four firefighters are still unaccounted for. Police say as many as 15 people may have died, with 160 injured. In the amazing video below, a man records the fire on his cell phone while sitting in his vehicle with his young child, when the plant suddenly exploded. The video also contains a 911 call from the scene shortly after the blast.
Moments ago, Sgt. Patrick Swanton of the Waco Police Department provided an update on the search and rescue effort following a massive blast at a Texas fertilizer plant.
New video shows the complete devastation left behind after an explosion occurred Wednesday night at a West, Texas fertilizer plant.
Young Erick Perez had been playing basketball with his friends in West, Texas when just a few hundred feet away, he saw a fertilizer plant become ablaze. That's when he started shooting video of the scene, just seconds before a massive blast rocked the city.
The Texas Department of Public Safety is reporting that there have been two major explosions at a fertilizer plant near Waco, Texas. Emergency crews are responding. There are reportedly major injuries and multiple structures involved.