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-- Fox News alert you're watching Fox & Friends First our coverage of the fertilizer plant explosion in west Texas continues an unknown people are dead but police are confirming fatalities and at least 100 people.
Are injured and joining us right now on the phone is Denise today.
She is a charge nurse at the West Haven grass which is a nursing home in the town of west Texas and she was actually home twenty -- -- 23 miles away.
And she felt the explosion and she went back to work to help Denise thank you for joining us a very typical day I'm sure for you already.
So what happened from your and.
I need I got home around 730 by that -- Betty being left.
And would come about in minutes and we heard this large.
But only shipment windows and I thought it was under.
But -- we might but turned -- -- and it was just going to I wiring.
In and he says.
That you heard it don't -- nursing home win.
-- I hurt you know that they would explode -- capital -- aren't so.
We had to get back in my coroner had to go back -- -- that that need to go back.
And when we got there.
I was able to get up to there has been nursing home parking lot.
And I -- -- into.
The activity area.
On their -- -- got blocked and won't make -- elected he was targeted.
In based stated that you -- commit an -- -- where do -- need to go to Channel -- last -- was just debris everywhere.
They're dealing with -- down when those were busted out.
I didn't fall.
Net change in the street.
But you know people.
We're still in their correct after what police are saying.
Once this fire started at around six firefighters responded they instantly recognize the danger here of a fire.
At a fertilizer plant and the presence of this and -- this ammonia and the possibility of an explosion and they evacuated.
That nursing home 133 patients I know were taken out so were there any injuries at that nursing home.
There were some injuries they do we can get everybody evacuated.
We did get pinned to.
They're nursing homes.
To the hospitals.
Comedy -- Hillcrest.
And the ones that were cleared it a lot of them were able to go to other nursing homes and -- more able to go home -- with their families.
So what were you say there were some injuries -- to nursing home patients what were those injuries at.
From what I understand that there was war and read this guy had a broken femur.
Mostly -- I'm not a -- Abrasion being elected president.
-- sustained these injuries.
-- Debate sustained his injuries in the blast.
Yes they've basically the windows imploded.
And -- you know instead Europe against the wall.
That windows you know we've integrated some of the -- some people still there are -- time of the explosion -- get -- again I'm sure that that.
-- people were were making sure -- beat the -- was evacuated.
I'd be and -- it too.
Down at the community -- thin they reverted back to the football field I helped.
Triage helped liberated -- -- people.
To where they needed to go accounted for recipients making sure they'd -- residents were counted four right did you.
Right Denise day so thank you so much for joining us this morning -- Anthony's day once again a nurse at the nursing home.
A break in the vicinity of this fertilizer explosion.
Good luck to you today thank you and --
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