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Look back: Deadly Texas plant blast devastates town

Published On: Apr 18 2013 06:54:08 AM CDT   Updated On: Apr 17 2014 07:21:09 AM CDT

One year ago, an enormous explosion at a West, Texas, fertilizer plant claimed 15 lives while destroying 120 homes and damaging 200 others across 37 blocks. Take a look back at images of the devastation.

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Smoke rises as water is sprayed at the burning remains of a fertilizer plant after an explosion at the plant in the town of West, Texas, early April 18, 2013.

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