While West Texas is slowly trying to recover from last week's tragedy, they are also preparing for a funeral service in honor of those lost during the plant explosion. The last thing any of these people want or need is for someone to be a complete insensitive jerk during this hard time. So, Sheriff McNamara plans to protect them.
Smith County Fire Departments will be participating in a "Fill the Helmet" fundraiser at intersections around Smith County all day Saturday. Their goal being raise money to aid the West, TX Fire Department. Earlier this week the small town of West was devastated by a fertilizer plant explosion. To date 12 people have been confirmed dead and 200 more have been injured.
The deadly fertilizer plant explosion that rocked the small town of West, Texas, on Wednesday night has resulted in many deaths and at least 160 injured. Even though West is a few hours from us, there are still several ways we can help our fellow Texans.