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Medical Examiners work to ID 12 people in Texas explosion

WEST TEXAS  -  Medical Examiners are working to identify the 12 people whose bodies have been found after an explosion at the west, Texas Fertilizer Plant.

The victims are believed to include a small group of firefighters and other first-responders who had headed toward the plant to fight a fire that apparently touched off the explosion.
   
The powerful blast Wednesday night killed an unconfirmed number of people, injured many more and leveled buildings for blocks around the blast site.

"I have friends here I have relatives down the road and you cant get in touch with them so that's why I'm here, just to see if they're even alive

Investigators are also still trying to determine what caused the fire that sparked the explosion.
They say the investigation is being hampered by the dangerous conditions.