Harnessing the power of crowdsourcing over West, Texas

See this video from West, Texas?

That’s reportedly the fatal fertilizer explosion, a terrible scene where the fatalities are climbing high, dozens of houses are reportedly destroyed and it is only going to get worse as the full scope of this tragedy is realized.

First: If you’re shooting on an iPhone, hold it sideways. You’re welcome.

Second: This fertilizer plant was in West, Texas, which is a small town of almost 2,900 people. It is 20 miles north of Waco, Texas. If you hear or read reporters talking about the explosion in Waco you know they haven’t spent 45 seconds verifying these two tidbits of information.

Finally: Check this out. Redditors are crowdsourcing details in this Googlemap:

Great details there. You’ll find a lot of information as it is being reported, released and discovered.


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