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An investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Texas State
Fire Marshal’s Office revealed that the April 2013 explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas was
intentionally set. This tragic fire claimed 15 lives and injured hundreds more. The operator of the
plant did not carry workers’ compensation insurance; however, because the fire was the result of an
intentional act of a third party, the carrier would not have been liable even if the operator had