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Always been open arms there by the -- -- -- -- thirty and McLennan county Texas.
And our hearts and prayers go out to -- this -- unbelievable tragedy that's happened here tonight.
What we're looking at now we've got the gas companies turn and all the guests off to -- areas that was -- explosion happened.
We do not need any more help if you can get that out right now the firefighters EMS people -- coming from hundreds of miles away to help us.
Right now -- -- overflowing with help and we do not need more help as far as that goes.
Tomorrow morning in the mayor's gonna speak again.
Right now we have tremendous amount of injuries.
Probably over a hundred injuries at this time at this time.
We do have confirmed fatalities.
The number is not current yet.
It could go up by the minute were in their search in that area right now.
And making sure that safe -- yet the people that are around there in the firefighters -- trying to be safe and go back in.
There's a lot of the wind blowing change in -- and hi this is still smoking and as a little small planes.
And they don't want to get the firefighters hurt or injured inside the blast area.
I could say I was there I walked to the blast area -- -- -- houses earlier tonight.
Massive dislike Barack.
Just like that Murray building in Oklahoma City same kind of tigers exploded.
So you can imagine what kind of damage we're looking at there.
I know there was at least 75 to 5050 to 75.
Houses damaged this apartment complex that has about fifty units in it that was completely.
This skeletons standing there's.
Nursing home -- -- a 133.
People in the nursing home.
We've got them evacuated I don't know what their injuries are part there right now but all injuries have been removed from the scene and taken to local hospitals in the -- -- We had numerous agencies helping us all the way from Dallas Fort Worth area.
Think counting laps bone -- bossy and -- surrounding areas that we had a great turn out.
To come out to help us get through this tragedy that we've had this small community.
I wish I could give you more information all -- injured right now I've been taking care.
We're gonna go back -- and do another house by house search.
And see if anybody else victims -- in the houses that's going to be going on all night.
So we have our command post set up for the law enforcement we have a command post set up.
For the emergency units also -- -- -- triage center set up at the communities -- -- Right over here across interstate from us the status of the plant.
It's still -- and right now they did not give us any update on it but it was -- and still they're still is.
You know other -- ingredients there on the facilities so we don't want that to.
To explode again so but right now we cannot get firefighters and we're not gonna we're worried about people right now.
Not property we want people to be safe that's our main goal right now is get the people -- and get them out.
And I do not know right now.
It's it's going to be it's going to be a number.
You know I can't give you a number right now but there's going to be a number out there hopefully at 6 AM I don't know earliest for fifty -- sixty.
I cannot confirm or deny that I mean that's I just I wished I could tell you something but I do not have that number.
The firefighters are not only.
Fighting the fire right now so it's still smoldering little bit there's not a large planes.
They're they're in the area but they cannot get close to do that.
Toxic fumes that are coming off of -- right now.
Security -- you have you done plan.
There is they have cleared that area I think it was about a eight -- ten block area that cleared and -- made people leaned back brother so.
Half of that town over there is totally.
What we're worried about now is.
When the north coast of an order come through the night when that north wind changes were not -- speculate on the other side.
If there's very DOD I'm just not either I had no comment at this point let us get more and -- my agent.
Once we get that we'll come back out we'll give -- what we need to think I noted down on me like you gotta get a name for --
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