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Fertiliser plant owner sued

The owner of a fertiliser plant that exploded last week killing 14 people and destroying dozens of homes and an apartment complex in a tiny Texas town is being sued by a single mom and by several insurance companies.

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Emergency caller: 'There are firefighters down'

This is purported to be a recording of emergency calls made after the explosion at the fertiliser plant in West, Texas.

Firefighters were already responding to a fire at the plant when the explosion happened.

A woman's voice can be heard saying: "There has been an explosion on the fire scene, there are firefighters down at this time".

This recording was taken from social media website SoundCloud and all efforts have been made to verify its authenticity, but this cannot be independently confirmed.

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