TENNESSEE — Officials were responding to an explosion at a chemical plant in Cleveland, Tennessee Thursday.
The scene is at the Wacker plant in Bradley County—I-75 was briefly closed in both directions.
Officials said all employees were accounted for and they were sheltering-in-place.
WATE reported: […] Bradley County Schools said they’re taking precawate.com/…/i-75-closed-near-cleveland-after-reported-chemical-plant-explosionutions by turning off their AC units to avoid contact with smoke in the air.[…] This is the second time in one week that the Wacker plant has experienced an incident.
BREAKING: Bradley Co. crews confirm explosion at Wacker chemical plant. Nearby schools sheltered in place, A/C units off. Pic: Keith Weigand pic.twitter.com/h43DIW4ySd
— Brittany Martin (@BrittanyNC9) September 7, 2017
Was pulling out of Amazon in Charleston Tennessee right after the Wacker plant explosion. pic.twitter.com/Wmz2l6Je8N
— Mavwolf (@CmmdrMavWolf) September 7, 2017