The federal government has released new guidelines for ammonium nitrate storage, fallout from April's deadly explosion in West, Texas.

One measure: Businesses should not store the chemical fertilizer in fire-prone wooden bins.

News 8 investigations uncovered two Texas facilities storing ammonium nitrate that way, one in Athens and another in Emory.

The government also recommends sprinkler systems, something News 8 found to be non-existent in most of the rural facilities we checked.

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