An explosion shakes downtown Nashville
The explosion in downtown Nashville, USA December 25, 2020

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.

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

The Nashville Metro Office of Emergency Management told Nashville Television a parked recreational vehicle exploded and damaged several buildings.

An explosion shakes downtown Nashville
The explosion in downtown Nashville, USA December 25, 2020

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.

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

“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.

An explosion shakes downtown Nashville
The explosion in downtown Nashville, USA December 25, 2020

“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.

 

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