Investigators have not ruled out an intentional fire being behind explosions at a fertilizer plant in the small town of West that left 15 people dead, the Texas fire marshal said Thursday.State Fire Marshal Chris Connealy said investigators were unable to rule out three possible causes, including a spark from a golf cart, an electrical short or an ... (more)
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Investigators announced on Thursday the results of a probe into what caused last month's fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas.
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A searcher in a protective suit walks through the blast zone of the fertilizer plant that exploded Wednesday night in West, Texas Thursday April 18, 2013.
Texas Fire Marshals made an announcement Thursday regarding the cause of the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, that killed 15 people and injured hundreds on April 17.
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With smoke rising in the distance, a law enformcement officer runs a check point at the perimeter about half a mile from the West Fertilizer Company April 18, 2013 in West, Texas.
By Lisa Maria Garza WEST, Texas, May 16 - The cause of a fire that triggered a massive explosion at a West, Texas fertilizer plant has been ruled undetermined, and investigators have not ruled out the possibility that the fire was set intentionally, authorities said on Thursday.
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