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Texas Task Force 1 deploys to West on search and rescue mission - The Eagle: News

Texas Task Force 1 deploys to West on search and rescue mission

Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2013 8:55 am

Emergency response team Texas Task Force 1 deployed from College Station to West on Thursday morning to assist with relief efforts following a fertilizer plant explosion that killed 5 to 15 people and injured more than 160.

The Texas A&M Engineering and Extension Service, which sponsors the task force of 80 people, announced in a press release that the governor called the team into action just before 1 a.m.

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