Three or four firefighters missing in Texas explosion

By REUTERS
April 18, 2013 16:46

WEST, Texas - Three or four firefighters who responded to the explosion at a West, Texas, fertilizer plant on Wednesday evening are still missing, a police spokesman said on Thursday.

Sergeant William Patrick Swanton also said the estimate of casualties from the explosion remains at 5 to 15.

He said that authorities are still in the "search and rescue" phase of the response.


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