Published on Apr 17, 2013
credits to fox44 No copyright infringement intended .Plant explosion near Waco ,City of West being evacuated.REPORTS says that there are more than 15 killed (some official says 35 killed now), and more than 160 injured.FOX 4 News is reporting that as many as 30 people have been taken away from scene in wheelchairs, many of them injured at a nearby nursing home.
For those of you with loved ones in West, Hillcrest has released an official hotline for people looking for loved ones possibly injured in West. The number is 254-202-1100.
UPDATE: The evacuees are being moved from the football field to a location six blocks away.
One policeman and five firefighters have been reported dead.
Hospitals have been told to prepare for up to 200 patients.
The entire city of West is being evacuated due to fear of a second explosion.
Many of the injuries at the nursing home were from shards of glass.
There are so many injuries right now that DPS troopers are loading their patients into their units and taking them to the hospitals individually.
Residents in homes near the plant are being evacuated.