Rescue Effort Continues After Fertilizer Plant Explosion05:51
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Firefighters conduct search and rescue of an apartment destroyed by an explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, Thursday, April 18, 2013. (LM Otero/AP)
Firefighters conduct search and rescue of an apartment destroyed by an explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, Thursday, April 18, 2013. (LM Otero/AP)

Residents and officials in West, Texas, say the small farming town will never be the same, after a huge explosion at a fertilizer plant there last night.

Sgt. Patrick Swanton of the nearby Waco Police Department told reporters Thursday morning that one missing firefighter has been found, but several others are still missing, and anywhere from 5 to 15 people have been killed.

The blast injured more than 160 others.

There were 50 to 75 homes either leveled or damaged, along with a 50-unit apartment complex and numerous businesses.

The fire at the Adair Grain fertilizer factory is now under control.

Explosion caught on camera:

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This segment aired on April 18, 2013.

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