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Multiple injuries reported after explosion at Tennessee plant

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Posted at 8:37 AM, Mar 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-01 10:22:56-05

Officials confirmed several people were injured after an explosion at a business in Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee. 

The explosion reportedly took place around 7:30 a.m. Thursday at Smelter Corporation in the 300 block of Arrow Mines Road.

Multiple people were injured. One victim was reportedly in critical condition.

The business is known as an aluminum recycling plant.

Details on the explosion had not yet been released. Scripps station WTVF in Nashville is working to gather the latest information.