Employee injured in fire at rubber compounding plant
JONESBOROUGH (AP) — One employee was injured Thursday morning in a fire at a rubber compounding plant in northeast Tennessee, authorities said.
Fire crews responded to HEXPOL in Jonesborough to find flames coming through the roof of the building, news outlets reported.
The company said in a statement that emergency protocols were enacted and 22 employees were evacuated from the site. One employee was being treated for injuries, the statement said.
The cause of the fire is under investigation and HEXPOL said it is fully cooperating with officials.
Carter County Education and Landfill Committee… Summer school, WIFI, and trash rates a portion of the discussion
BY IVAN SANDERS STAR STAFF firstname.lastname@example.org The Carter County Education and Landfill Committee held their regularly scheduled meeting consisting of... read more