Three injured after rock-blasting explosion in Ashland City
Rock blasting at an adjacent property caused the damage and injuries near Caymas Boats, according to the owner.
ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. (WSMV) – Officers and firefighters responded Wednesday afternoon to a reported explosion near Caymas Boats in Ashland City.
The explosion happened about 500 to 600 yards away from 2013 Highway 12 South caused damage to the building and cars, and three employees were injured, according to Caymas Boats owner Earl Bentz. Bentz told WSMV4 there was rock blasting at an adjacent property that caused the damage and injuries.
The damage to the building was cosmetic in nature, Bentz added.
“Great response from the fire department, EMS, police department, sheriff, everyone came to help,” he said. “No serious injuries, just property damage.”
Emergency personnel have since left the scene.
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