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Photos: Explosion Rocks West, Texas

Photos: Explosion Rocks West, Texas
April 18
08:35 2013
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An EMS team loads a resident from the community within the vicinity of the initial explosion into an emergency transport at the West Football field. Matt Hellman | Lariat Photo Editor

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Emergency medical teams and volunteers tend to the wounds and assistance of West residents that lived in houses within the vicinity of the initial explosion at the West Football field on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. Matt Hellman | Lariat Photo Editor

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West volunteers assist in loading citizens into a bus outside the West Community Complex to be transported to a secondary evacuation location further away from the explosion. Matt Hellman | Lariat Photo Editor

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West Fire Rescue members put out flames from a house next to the West Football field after an explosion of the West Fertilizer Plant on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. Matt Hellman | Lariat Photo Editor

West Explosion: Hillcrest

Glenn Robinson, CEO of Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center, briefs reports of the status of victims of the West plant explosion at the Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center on early Thursday morning, April 18, 2013. Travis Taylor | Lariat Photographer

West Explosion: Hillcrest

Glenn Robinson, CEO of Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center, briefs reports of the status of victims of the West plant explosion at the Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center on early Thursday morning, April 18, 2013. Travis Taylor | Lariat Photographer

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Baylor students gather around Waco Hall for candlelight vigil early on Thursday morning in order to pray for victims of the fertilizer plant explosion that occurred around 7:50 p.m. April 17 in West, TX. Sanmai Gbandi | Round Up Photographer

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Baylor students hold candles and pray for those affected by the explosion in West, TX. Sanmai Gbandi | Round Up Photographer

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Baylor students hold hands and pray for those affected by the explosion in West, TX. Sanmai Gbandi | Round Up Photographer

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Students gathered in front of Waco Hall to pray for victims of a fertilizer plant explosion that occurred Wednesday evening. Over a hundred people have been injured by the blast. Sanmai Gbandi | Round Up Photographer

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A Baylor student prays alone for those affected by the fertilizer plant explosion. Sanmai Gbandi | Round Up Photographer

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Students gathered in a prayer circle early Thursday morning in light of the explosion in West, TX. Sanmai Gbandi | Round Up Photographer

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Students were gathered around Waco Hall for about an hour praying specifically for the victims, first responders, and volunteer helpers. Sanmai Gbandi | Round Up Photographer

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A Baylor student prays alone for the victims of the fertilizer plant explosion in West, TX. Sanmai Gbandi | Round Up Photographer

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Baylor students support each other in prayer and fellowship in the wake of a fertilizing plant explosion in West, TX Wednesday night. Baylor students hold hands and pray for the victims of the fertilizer plant explosion that rocked West, TX late Wednesday evening. Sanmai Gbandi | Round Up Photographer

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Baylor students hold hands and pray for the victims of the fertilizer plant explosion that rocked West, TX late Wednesday evening. Sanmai Gbandi | Round Up Photographer

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Baylor students gather around Waco Hall for candlelight vigil early on Thursday morning in order to pray for victims of the fertilizer plant explosion. Sanmai Gbandi | Round Up Photographer

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Baylor students gather around Waco Hall for candlelight vigil early on Thursday morning in order to pray for victims of the fertilizer plant explosion. Sanmai Gbandi | Round Up Photographer

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Baylor students gather around Waco Hall for candlelight vigil early on Thursday morning in order to pray for victims of the fertilizer plant explosion that occurred around 7:50 p.m. April 17 in West, TX. Sanmai Gbandi | Round Up Photographer

Baylor students comfort each other in the wake of the explosion.

Baylor students comfort each other in the wake of the explosion. Sanmai Gbandi | Round Up Photographer

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An EMS team loads a resident from the community within the vicinity of the initial explosion into an emergency transport at the West Football field.

Matt Hellman | Lariat Photo EditorEmergency medical teams and volunteers tend to the wounds and assistance of West residents that lived in houses within the vicinity of the initial explosion at the West Football field on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. 

Matt Hellman | Lariat Photo EditorWest volunteers assist in loading citizens into a bus outside the West Community Complex to be transported to a secondary evacuation location further away from the explosion.  

Matt Hellman | Lariat Photo EditorWest Fire Rescue members put out flames from a house next to the West Football field after an explosion of the West Fertilizer Plant on Wednesday, April 17, 2013.  

Matt Hellman | Lariat Photo EditorGlenn Robinson, CEO of Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center, briefs reports of the status of victims of the West plant explosion at the Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center on early Thursday morning, April 18, 2013. 

Travis Taylor | Lariat PhotographerGlenn Robinson, CEO of Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center, briefs reports of the status of victims of the West plant explosion at the Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center on early Thursday morning, April 18, 2013. 

Travis Taylor | Lariat PhotographerBaylor students gather around Waco Hall for candlelight vigil early on Thursday morning in order to pray for victims of the fertilizer plant explosion that occurred around 7:50 p.m. April 17 in West, TX.
Sanmai Gbandi | Round Up PhotographerBaylor students hold candles and pray for those affected by the explosion in West, TX.
Sanmai Gbandi | Round Up PhotographerBaylor students hold hands and pray for those affected by the explosion in West, TX.
Sanmai Gbandi | Round Up PhotographerStudents gathered in front of Waco Hall to pray for victims of a fertilizer plant explosion that occurred Wednesday evening. Over a hundred people have been injured by the blast.
Sanmai Gbandi | Round Up PhotographerA Baylor student prays alone for those affected by the fertilizer plant explosion.
Sanmai Gbandi | Round Up PhotographerStudents gathered in a prayer circle early Thursday morning in light of the explosion in West, TX.
Sanmai Gbandi | Round Up PhotographerStudents were gathered around Waco Hall for about an hour praying specifically for the victims, first responders, and volunteer helpers.
Sanmai Gbandi | Round Up PhotographerA Baylor student prays alone for the victims of the fertilizer plant explosion in West, TX.
Sanmai Gbandi | Round Up PhotographerBaylor students support each other in prayer and fellowship in the wake of a fertilizing plant explosion in West, TX Wednesday night.
Baylor students hold hands and pray for the victims of the fertilizer plant explosion that rocked West, TX late Wednesday evening.
Sanmai Gbandi | Round Up PhotographerBaylor students hold hands and pray for the victims of the fertilizer plant explosion that rocked West, TX late Wednesday evening.
Sanmai Gbandi | Round Up PhotographerBaylor students gather around Waco Hall for candlelight vigil early on Thursday morning in order to pray for victims of the fertilizer plant explosion.
Sanmai Gbandi | Round Up PhotographerBaylor students gather around Waco Hall for candlelight vigil early on Thursday morning in order to pray for victims of the fertilizer plant explosion.
Sanmai Gbandi | Round Up PhotographerBaylor students gather around Waco Hall for candlelight vigil early on Thursday morning in order to pray for victims of the fertilizer plant explosion that occurred around 7:50 p.m. April 17 in West, TX.
Sanmai Gbandi | Round Up PhotographerBaylor students comfort each other in the wake of the explosion.
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