A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT is in effect into Wednesday due repeated rainfall. A Flood Watch is in effect for our area until 7 AM Wednesday. Where there are more pauses in the rain, totals will be closer to 2 inches but some will receive at least 4 inches of rainfall total. Creeks and streams run high and areas with poor runoff could face flooding problems. Busy commute hours could face more slowdowns, with fog and standing water on roads as well.
HARROGATE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Arson investigators are trying to determine what sparked an explosion that rocked Harrogate early Monday morning. Rick Davis, the City's Volunteer Fire Chief, described the blast as the "largest he's seen."
A neighbor reported hearing the explosion at Hunley Repair shortly after 6:00 a.m. on Monday. Three cars were destroyed, while a tanker truck, a dodge pickup, and a motorcycle were also damaged.
Several fire crews from the Harrogate Fire Dept. responded to the scene as well as teams from Speedwell and Cumberland Gap.
No one was injured in the explosion.
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