Heartbreaking: Two missing firefighters found dead following West, Texas, explosion

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Several firefighters were still missing earlier this morning when one of their colleagues was discovered alive after last night’s terrible explosion at a West, Texas, fertilizer plant.

Praying for Buck Uptmor. Hoping he’s found

— Sophie Grace Pavlas (@sophiegrace914) April 18, 2013

Brent Bridges, 18, says his father Morris is a West firefighter and left home last night to fight the plant fire. Still missing.

— Alex Branch (@albranch1) April 18, 2013

MISSING: Sister says this is Morris Bridges, father of 3. His car is still at firehouse – @rayvilleda#WestExplosion twitter.com/RayVilleda/sta…

— NewsBreaker (@NewsBreaker) April 18, 2013

Sadly, these two men, Buck Uptmor and Morris Bridges, have since been confirmed dead.

Confirmed death: #West #Fire Dept member Buck Uptmor. Last alarm 4-17-2013.

— Lynn Kawano (@LynnKawano) April 18, 2013

West FF Morris Bridges confirmed dead. twitter.com/LynnKawano/sta…

— Lynn Kawano (@LynnKawano) April 18, 2013

Absolutely heartbreaking.

RIP Buck Uptmor. you will always be remembered and loved.

— tanner. uptmor. (@tanner__05) April 18, 2013

RIP Buck Uptmor. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

— danielle kazda (@dani_crayy) April 18, 2013

RIP Buck Uptmor West FD YELLOWROSE fb.me/GYUzGEmh

— Ashton Christie (@BAStoneking) April 18, 2013

Idk if anyone knows who Buck Uptmor is… But if you’re from West… You’ll know how awesome of a guy he was. #RIP

— Gage Allen (@Gage_Allen) April 18, 2013

https://twitter.com/dragonfly12107/status/324933329168257028

URGENT PRAYER… URGENT PRAYER… URGENT PRAYER…Please pray. My friend and former church mate Morris Bridges… fb.me/2uK5rBWJ5

— Don Carr (@doncarrdec) April 18, 2013

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God rest their brave souls. Our thoughts and prayers are with their loved ones.

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