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What Happened in the Texas Fireball Explosion? (Video)

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Published on Apr 18, 2013

"An explosion Wednesday evening at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, a rural town north of Waco, has killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160, according to early estimates, the Associated Press reports. The massive explosion sent a pillar of smoke and flame hundreds of feet into the air; the force of the blast registered as a 2.1-magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale."*

Soon after the Boston Marathon bombing, there was a huge explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant that seemed too close to be a coincidence. What happened exactly that caused the huge fireball? Why does this prove the necessity of safety regulation? Cenk Uygur breaks it down.

*Read more: http://newsfeed.time.com/2013/04/18/w...

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