For Immediate Release
ATF, SFMO Announce Origin and Cause in West, Texas Fatality Fire
HOUSTON – The Houston Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the Texas State Fire Marshal’s Office will host a news conference announcing the Origin and Cause of the West Fertilizer Plant fire and explosion that occurred on April 17, 2013, and took 15 lives, 12 of whom were fire fighters/first responders.
WHO: ATF and Texas State Fire Marshal’s Office
WHAT: Announcing Origin and Cause of West, Texas fire and explosion
WHEN: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at Noon
WHERE: The KC Hall
2547 Jerry Mashek Dr., West, Texas 76691
NOTE: Please RSVP by Noon on May 10, 2016 CST, to PIO Nicole Strong at the Houston Field Division at 602-859-6337 or Nicole.Strong@atf.gov. Media should plan to be ON SITE BY 11:30 a.m. Media must have proper credentials to attend.
More information and b-roll of the ATF Fire Research Laboratory can be found at:
More information about ATF and its programs is available at www.atf.gov.
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