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Texas fertilizer plant explosion

The town of West, Texas blast left the factory a smoldering ruin and leveled homes and businesses for blocks in every direction. Several are dead and injured.

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STFFirefighters us flashlights to search a destroyed apartment complex near a fertilizer plant that exploded earlier in West, Texas, in this photo made early Thursday, April 18, 2013. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

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STFFirefighters us flashlights to search a destroyed apartment complex near a fertilizer plant that exploded earlier in West, Texas, in this photo made early Thursday, April 18, 2013. (AP Photo/LM Otero)