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West, Texas: 2 Years Later - 1
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Apr 16, 2015 09:14 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Chris Connealy may be road weary from hosting 63 meetings in 66 counties that included touring 2,106 ammonium nitrate facilities across Texas in the past two years.

Yet, looking into the faces of the families who lost loved ones in the tragic explosion at West Fertilizer Co. in West, Texas, on April 17, 2013, has brought perspective for the Texas fire marshal.

Connealy vows: Never again.

"It's critical volunteer firefighters have access to information, that they take away those lessons and take away those risks," he told DTN in an interview. "That's how we honor the great ...

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