HEALING SPRINGS, N.C. — The Healing Springs Fire Department confirmed an explosion at the JT Russell Asphalt plant in Healing Springs on Sept. 17.
Firefighters said the explosion occurred at 3:19 p.m. Upon arrival, firefighters said they saw heavy smoke and flames visible at the asphalt plant.
Firefighters were able to determine a boiler for the liquid asphalt had exploded.
Personnel from Healing Springs, Denton and South Davidson Fire came together and sprayed about 3000 gallons of water to bring the fire under control, firefighters said.
After the fire was out, Davidson County Fire Marshall's Office and DOI took over, firefighters said.
Firefighters did not confirm if there were any injuries from the fire.
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