Texas plant explosion

Associated Press
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama bow their heads behind a photo of volunteer firefighter Capt. Cyrus Adam Reed, who was killed, as they attend the memorial for victims of the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, Thursday, April 25, 2013, at Baylor University in Waco,Texas. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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An explosion and fire at a fertilizer plant in the small Texas town of West on April 17 killed at least 14 people and leveled dozens of homes and spewed toxic fumes that forced evacuations of half the community.

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