According to Fox...it was a FIRE to begin with...the explosion happened 50 minutes later....
The town’s volunteer firefighters responded to a call at the plant about 6 p.m., said Waco police Sgt. William Patrick Swanton. Muska was among them, and he and his colleagues were working to evacuate the area around the plant when the blast followed about 50 minutes later. Muska said it knocked off his fire helmet and blew out the doors and windows of his nearby home.
Five or six volunteer firefighters were at the plant fire when the explosion happened, Muska said, and not all have been accounted for.
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posted on 04/18/2013 2:21:56 AM PDT
One of the first reports I saw stated that they responded to a fire at the facility, thought the fire was put out, then it flared up again. Then later on out of control fire and the eventual explosion. The report we had a bomb go off in here, could have been what caused the fire to initially break out. Because no one in there would have survived that big blast. The second bomb could have also been when the fire broke out a second time. We just do not know.
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