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Explosion Hits Texas Ammonia Plant

By Michael B. Marois and Mike Lee - 2013-04-18T09:25:03Z

Photograph by Larry W.Smith/EPA

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Swanton said that police had been at the scene of the initial fire, and were aware that there was anhydrous ammonia inside the plant.

“About 50 minutes later, there was a massive explosion,” he said. Swanton declined to say how many people died in the incident, noting that several firefighters were unaccounted for.

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