Salvation Army Responds to Explosion At Chemical Plant in Texas

April 18, 2013
Christopher Priest | chris_priest@uss.salvationarmy.org | (404) 728-6704

The Salvation Army in Texas were soon on the scene of the chemical plant explosion that has devastated the small town of West, Texas.

As of midnight Wednesday, several Salvation Army mobile feeding units (canteens) had been deployed to the affected area with food, drinks and personnel ready to respond with assistance, emotional and Spiritual care.

Further updated information will follow as it released. 

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