The Latest on The West Disaster
For the latest news and developments, check WTAW.com. They’ll be updating all day today. We’ll post information as it becomes available.
Below is what we’ve received so far that might be helpful to you right now:
To check on injured residents admitted to Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center call (254) 202-1100
For family inquiries about patients at Scott & White call (888) 394-4947
Family inquiries about patients at Providence Health Center (254) 761-7200
The Extraco Events Center will be setting up to take donations starting tomorrow at 9:00 am. For information call 254-776-1660
Carter Blood Care Center will accept donations beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday in Waco. Find more locations here.
First Baptist Church of Lott has room for anyone needing a place to stay. Call (254) 829-2321
American Red Cross crews from across Texas were sent to the site of an explosion at a fertilizer plant near Waco where multiple injuries have been reported. Red Cross spokeswoman Anita Foster said her group is working with emergency management officials in the town of West to find a safe shelter for residents displaced from their homes. To donate blood – find a location near you.
The Aquilla ISD opened facilities for those seeking refuge. Please report to the gym entrance.
Blair’s Cove Apartments in Waco offering housing to any West residents affected by the explosion at 2425 S. 21st St. (254) 447-0810
Latham Springs Baptist Camp is open to displaced residents at 134 Private Road 223 in Aquilla.
The Abbott gym is open to displaced residents.
Valley Mills Nursing Home has rooms available for nursing home residents if placement is needed for any of the West nursing home residents. Call 254-932-6288.
First Baptist Church of Gholson is open for anyone who needs a place to stay.
Gholson ISD open for those seeking shelter.
Brazos Meadows Baptist Church at 625 S. Hewitt Dr., adjacent to Castleman Creek Elementary will be open for anyone who needs a place to stay.
American Legion Post 121 in Elm Mott is open for displaced residents.
Sykora Family Ford in West has opened for residents who need a safe place to rest.
Town Hall Estates in Hillsboro was taking in displaced residents.
The Home Depot store in Bellmead will be open all night for those who need plywood, generators, etc.
Both Peas & Tots and Smarty Pants consignment stores in Waco are accepting clothing donations in all sizes for those in West