From: "Secretary, ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety" <secretary**At_Symbol_Here**DCHAS.ORG>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] CSB Releases New Video Footage Documenting Extent of Community Damage from Explosion in West, Texas
Date: May 9, 2013 4:47:06 PM EDT
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Washington, DC - Today the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released a new three-minute compilation of video footage showing the extensive community damage from the ammonium nitrate fertilizer explosion on April 17 in West, Texas. The explosion led to at least 14 deaths and injured around 200 others. The narrated video collected by CSB investigators at the site illustrates the extent of destruction to schools, residences, and other nearby facilities such as the West Haven Rest nursing home and a nearby apartment block and playground.

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