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Dangerously Close: Explosion in West, Texas

Friday, Jan 29 2016

CSB Safety Video on the April 17, 2013, fire and explosion at the West Fertilizer Company in West, Texas, which resulted in 15 fatalities, 260 injuries, and widespread community damage.


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