Fertilizer plant explosion victims receive assistance

A person looks on as emergency workers fight a house fire after a near by fertilizer plant exploded Wednesday, April 17, 2013, in West, Texas. (AP Photo/ Waco Tribune Herald, Rod Aydelotte)

WEST, TX– Federal assistance is now available for victims of a massive fertilizer plant explosion. President Obama declared a state of emergency for West, Texas after the blast damaged and destroyed nearby homes Wednesday, April 17th. It registered as a 2.1 magnitude earth quake. FEMA’s disaster assistance will help support response efforts.

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