Today, Friday, a violent explosion rocked the American city of Nashville, causing heavy damage to buildings surrounding the city center.
And the agency “Associated Press” of America that emergency crews responded to a huge explosion in the center of Nashville, and flames and smoke were seen rising from the area.
— Charlie (@NobodyNashville) December 25, 2020
She also explained that buildings in the vicinity of downtown Nashville and beyond shook, after hearing a loud boom early on Christmas morning.
Police and firefighting crews went to the site of the accident, according to the US agency
— Corey. (@CoreyKlem) December 25, 2020
The Nashville Metro Office of Emergency Management told Nashville Television a parked recreational vehicle exploded and damaged several buildings.
So far, there were no reports of injuries, and the station quoted police officials as saying that the explosion did not appear suspicious or had a terrorist character.
These are pictures from 2nd Avenue south. Windows were broken out from explosion area to Broadway. Please AVOID this area! Media staging is at 2nd Avenue south and KVB. pic.twitter.com/tocdpHWFgj
— Nashville Fire Dept (@NashvilleFD) December 25, 2020
Buck McCoy, who lives near the area, posted videos on Facebook showing water pouring on his roof. In the background alarms go off and people scream in panic, and in the background, there is a clear fire in the street outside. McCoy said the windows of his home were completely shattered
#BREAKING: RV explosion reported at 2nd/Commerce in downtown Nashville. Heavy police/fire crew presence. Shaking felt in Nashville and surrounding areas. No reports of injuries, according to first responders. We are live on @WKRN and https://t.co/vcn93kW1K0. pic.twitter.com/PDHrv6Nssd
— Josh Breslow (@JoshBreslowWKRN) December 25, 2020
“All of my windows, every one of them blew in the next room. If I were standing there it would have been terrible,” he continued.
“It felt like a bomb,” he continued, saying in statements to “The Associated Press”: “It was such a huge size that it had its sound and its destruction.”
And it appears in the scene that there are about four cars burning.