Firefighters and ambulances arrived at the scene of an explosion at the West Fertilizer plant near Waco, Texas earlier this evening. According to KWTX, the explosion occurred in the midst of a fire that broke out at the plant, and several buildings have been reportedly destroyed.
Nearby residents have been seriously injured and have already been sent to nearby hospitals. The explosion also knocked out power to a significant part of the local area.
RT adds that “at least 10 other buildings” around the area are on fire, and helicopters were sent to the scene to airlift people to hospitals.
Watch video catching the explosion below:
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