Explosion Rocks Tenn. Chemical Plant, Interstate Shut Down

Keith Weigand

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.