Nashville’s Emergency Operations middle (EOC) has “activated” this morning after “an intentional bombing incident in Downtown Nashville.”
simply after 6:30 am on Friday December 25, 2020 an explosion outside of 166 2d Avenue North led to wide hurt. Representatives from OEM, Nashville hearth department, Mayor’s office, Metropolitan Police branch and Federal agencies will use the EOC to coordinate ongoing response and investigative operations. -EOC statement
pictures and video surfaced on social media this morning of an explosion in downtown Nashville. Now authorities consider the explosion changed into an “intentional act.” The FBI and ATF are responding.
Scenes from native media exhibit the horrific scene.
ATF Nashville has tweeted they’re “on the scene of the explosion/hearth incident in downtown Nashville, Tennessee.”
reports say a parked leisure car exploded and caused harm to surrounding constructions.
according to local information WKRN, the explosion befell at 6:30 am Friday round second Avenue and Broadway close Commerce street.
The Metro Nashville office of Emergency management observed a parked recreational automobile “exploded and led to damage to a number of structures.”
The explosion turned into so loud that some residents heard it “12 miles away.”
“principal damage to buildings near and around scene of large explosion in #Nashville. Shards of glass and windows blown out lots of of yards from 2nd Av,” one Twitter user stated.
right here is the video: