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Video Captures Tenn. Plant Explosion

Thursday, January 6, 2011


WREG CBS3 Memphis, TN

OAKLAND, Tenn. - A series of explosions ripped through an ammunition plant Wednesday afternoon, killing one worker and injuring a firefighter while shells fired off for about an hour afterward.

Ed Gaugh, emergency management director for Fayette County, said a 34-year-old male employee died in the blast and subsequent fire at the Kinematics Research plant, which makes shells for pistols and rifles. The worker's name was not immediately released.

Tags: News, News Video, explosion, blast injuries, “explosive injuries”

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One Dead In Tenn. Munitions Plant Explosion

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