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Explosion at Tennessee plant

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 00:46

April 16 - Authorities say firefighters are battling a fire at a plant in McEwen, Tennessee that makes explosives and rescuers are responding to possible injuries. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Officials from two counties are responding to a reported explosion at a company that creates a wide range of explosive products in Tennessee. Local media is reporting that two or three people may have been injured. The explosion was reported at Accurate Energetic Systems, 5891 Highway 230 West, about 3:50 p.m., according to Humphreys County officials. The plant is located near the Humphreys-Hickman county line. Fire officials from both counties have reported to the scene. According to the company's website, Accurate Energetic Systems supplies a wide range of explosives products to the defense, aerospace, mining and oil and gas industries.

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Explosion at Tennessee plant

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 00:46