The Baylor University football team is helping out in the aftermath of an explosion at a West, Tx. fertilizer plant.
The school, which is located 20 miles south, is working to assist the victims. The blast reportedly left at least five dead and more than 160 people injured.
"Thoughts and prayers go out to our neighbors in the city of West, TX," head coach Art Briles tweeted on Thursday. "The football staff at Baylor is heading to donate blood and clothes."
The Bears' athletic department is spreading information on how the community can also help those affected by the blast.
Coincidentally, Thursday is also the start "Diadeloso," a yearly festival in which Baylor students get the day off to participate in a variety of campus activities, a tradition that began in 1932.
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