Explosion in Pleasant Shade due to gas line rupture

Posted at 5:10 PM, Dec 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-15 18:10:50-05

PLEASANT SHADE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A Spectra Energy natural gas pipeline erupted in the area of Stone Branch Road in Pleasant Shade around 2:30 p.m. Saturday.

It was confirmed that there was a small explosion at that time which caused some debris to be blown into the road and for damage to occur to a few nearby buildings.

Smith County EMA Director, Sonny Carter, reported that no one was injured in the incident.

The gas line has now been turned off.

Updates will be provided as they become available.