Tennessee plant explosion News

Probe Concludes Blast at Tennessee Flare Plant Accidental

A deadly explosion at a military flare plant in West Tennessee was an accident and not caused by a criminal act, according to federal investigators. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said the Feb. 22 explosion at the …

Employee Dies from Injuries in Tennessee Plant Blast

A West Tennessee sheriff said an employee who was severely injured in a manufacturing plant explosion has died. Hardeman County Sheriff John Doolen told WMC-TV that Michael Chism, who was burned over 90 percent of his body in last Saturday’s …

Tennessee Plant Owners Failed to Protect Against Explosive: Panel

A federal panel says a company knew of the explosive danger of dust throughout its Tennessee plant but didn’t do enough to prevent three separate blasts that killed five people last year. The U.S. Chemical Safety Board released a final …