Coverage Details for West Memorial Thursday

By: KBTX Staff Email
By: KBTX Staff Email

KBTX Media will have coverage of Thursday's memorial service for the victims of the West explosion.

CW8 Aggieland will simulcast coverage from our sister station, KWTX, starting at 11:00 a.m. It will also stream live here at

The memorial service itself will begin at 2:00 p.m.

You can watch CW8 on Suddenlink channels 8 (standard definition) and 711 (high definition), or over-the-air on digital channel 3.2.

Among the speakers expected at the memorial are:

· Chief Ronald J. Siarnicki, Executive Director of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation
· Chief Ernest Mitchell, Jr., United States Fire Administrator
· Bill Gardner, First Vice President, State Firemen and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas
· The Honorable Rick Perry, Governor of Texas
· Judge Ken Starr, President of Baylor University
· The Honorable John Cornyn (R-TX), Senate Minority Whip for the 113th Congress

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