Stars and Stripes stripes.com 26 Dec, 2020 19:30 am

Widespread outages continue in Tennessee following Nashville explosion

Widespread outages continue in Tennessee following Nashville explosion
Police emergency systems across Tennessee and Kentucky, as well as Nashville's COVID-19 community hotline, remained out of service due to an AT&T central office being affected by the blast.

An explosion that shook the largely deserted streets of downtown Nashville early Christmas morning shattered windows, damaged buildings and wounded three people.— Sweeping communications outages continued to plague large swaths of Tennessee on Saturday as federal investigators combed the site for clues into the explosion of a recreational vehicle that rocked sleepy downtown Nashville on Christmas.Meanwhile, investigators shutdown the heart of downtown Nashville's tourist scene — an area packed with honky-tonks, restaurants and shops — as they shuffled through broken glass and damaged buildings to learn more about the explosion."We have two portable cell sites operating in downtown Nashville with numerous additional portable sites being deployed in the Nashville area and in the region.

However, the Republican said that he and Maria had both tested negative, allowing the two to visit downtown Nashville.Widespread outages continue in Tennessee following Nashville explosion Nashville Police Chief John Drake, center, speaks during a news conference Friday, Dec.

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