West Fertilizer Explosion Investigation Continues

This photo from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board shows the devastation investigators found near the site of the explosion at the West Fertilizer Co. in Texas. Originally slated for completion by May 10, the Texas State Fire Marshal’s Office says the investigation of the West Fertilizer Co. fire for at least another week, possibly two. Investigators revealed that ammonium nitrate stored on site detonated in the explosion. Over 70 investigators from agencies including the State Fire Marshal’s Office and ATF continue the investigation. The two agencies have developed over 200 leads, and conducted more than 400 interviews.  Also on site are federal investigators from OSHA and the Chemical Safety […]