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May 2, 2013

West rallies around baseball, softball teams following tragic explosion

When the fire broke out at the West Fertilizer Co., Nick Kucera and his twin brother jumped in their Ford F-150 pickup and rushed toward the flames. Kucera, 17, a pitcher for the West High School Trojans, said he was simply checking out what was burning; it never crossed his mind that he could be driving toward a potentially dangerous explosion.

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