Photos: Explosion levels town of West, Texas

Photos: Explosion levels town of West, Texas

Credit: Getty Images

WEST, TX - APRIL 18: With smoke rising in the distance, a law enformcement officer runs a check point at the perimeter about half a mile from the West Fertilizer Company April 18, 2013 in West, Texas. A massive explosion at the fertilizer company injured more than 100 people and left damaged buildings for blocks in every direction. The death toll from the blast, which occured as firefighters were tackling a blaze, is as yet unknown. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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by Belo Content KHOU

KREM.com

Posted on April 18, 2013 at 11:12 AM

Updated Thursday, Dec 12 at 5:45 PM

WEST, Texas -- Dozens of people were missing and injured following a fertilizer plant explosion that leveled the small town of West, Texas on Wednesday night. Search and rescue efforts continued Thursday morning.

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