Video: Dangerously Close: Explosion in West, Texas

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Watch this 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. The deadly fire and explosion occurred when about 30 tonnes of fertilizer grade ammonium nitrate exploded after being heated by a fire at the storage and distribution facility.