Explosion at Fiberglass Shop on Highway 431

An explosion leaves a building on fire and a major highway closed. State Troopers say there was a large explosion this morning at a fiberglass shop on US Highway 431, south of Wedowee. The explosion caused all lanes of traffic to be blocked.

Firetrucks and other emergency vehicles blocked the roads while crews cleared debris and officials conducted an investigation. Troopers say that everyone was able to make it out of the building.

We will have more information as it becomes available.


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