By Zac Ellis
A massive explosion at a West, Texas, fertilizer plant late Wednesday night reportedly left more than 160 people injured and at least five dead. The news continues to filter out of the area, but it seems the Baylor football program, which is located just 20 miles south of West, is among those working to aid the victims.
Baylor head coach Art Briles said in a tweet early Thursday that his coaching staff was en route to the explosion site to offer help:
Thoughts and prayers go out to our neighbors in the city of West, TX. The football staff at Baylor is heading to donate blood and clothes
— Coach Art Briles (@CoachArtBriles) April 18, 2013
The Baylor athletic department as a whole is spreading information on how the community can also assist those affected by the blast: