Texas fire marshal says first-responders killed in fertilizer plant blast were unprepared

  • by: NOMAAN MERCHANT , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 15, 2014 - 9:45 PM

WEST, Texas — The firefighters who tried in vain to stop a burning Texas fertilizer plant from exploding weren't prepared for the dangers of the blaze, which was too big for them to fight, state investigators said in a report released Thursday.

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