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Brown County offers help to victims of West explosion

By Maggie Gaskill, Senior Producer, mgaskill@ktxs.com
Published On: Apr 18 2013 10:35:22 PM CDT
West Texas explosion
BROWN COUNTY, Texas -

Two organizations in Brown County are serving as drop off locations for donations to help those who lost their homes in the town of West, Texas.   

The Heart of Texas EMS in Early is accepting donations from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Friday. The station is located at 1102 Early Blvd. The items collected there will be taken to West on Saturday.   

Howard Payne University is also collecting needed items. You can drop off donations at the Office of Admissions through Monday morning, April 22.

Items that are needed include basic necessities such as diapers, baby food, clothing for children, men, and women, canned food, toiletries, pillows, and blankets.