An explosion at a Tennessee manufacturing facility has resulted in the death of one worker. Three more injured workers were able to escape without suffering life-threatening injury, and the rest of the employees escaped unharmed. The incident occurred approximately 55 miles outside of Nashville on a recent Wednesday. Authorities are still investigating the accident, trying to ascertain what happened.
According to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, several businesses located on the premises maintained federal licenses to possess explosives and ammunitions. However, it is still unknown exactly which business or businesses were involved in the explosion. Approximately 20 employees were inside the building when it exploded. Firefighters arrived on the scene after the blast to extinguish the fire, which had also spread to surrounding wooded areas.