The governor of Tennessee said 41 Christmas businesses were destroyed in the blast.
Saturday in the United States. Telecommunication outages continued in Tanintharyi The motor house exploded Early Christmas morning, several buildings were destroyed near the AT&T office in downtown Nashville.
A state of emergency in Tennessee and nearby Kentucky and emergency services in Nashville’s COVID-19 community were disrupted, the Associated Press reported Saturday.
“Our teams are continuing their recovery efforts following yesterday’s explosion in Nashville,” AT&T said in a statement.
The company did not say exactly how many customers were affected.
He said teams were working to restore the service and that two portable cell sites had been built in downtown Nashville, but that challenges remained, including the night lights needed to evacuate the building.
Central and local law enforcement are investigating the blast, which occurred at 6:30 a.m. local time (GMT 12:30) on Friday.
According to the warning message, the recreational vehicle will explode within 15 minutes, officials said.
Police said the blast was a “deliberate act” that destroyed several buildings in the city center and sent debris and smoke into the air. Three people suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
On Saturday morning, Tennessee Gov. Billy said he had visited the site of the blast.
“The devastation is shocking and a miracle that the people could not kill,” he said.
This morning I visited the site of the bombing. The devastation is a shock, and it is a miracle that no one can be killed. @MariaLeeTN I also continue to pray for those injured in the blast.
– Gov. Bill Lee (@GovBillLee) December 26, 2020
Lee wrote a letter to Donald Trump urging the US president to declare a state of emergency in order to get support from the federal government to help with the recovery.
According to preliminary reports, 41 businesses were damaged.
Local governments; The letter states that federal assistance is required under the Stafford Act to provide insurance coverage for disaster relief organizations and disaster-related losses.
The FBI is investigating the case. cigarette, Officials from the Bureau of Explosives and Explosives were also present.
They have not released any information about the cause or who is responsible.
On Friday, Nashville Mayor John Cooper issued a night curfew in the city center of the blast. It is expected to close on Sunday at 4:30 pm local time (22:30).
Nashville Police Chief John Drake, meanwhile, urged businessmen and locals to remain patient.
“The federal government is responsible and their scene will collapse as soon as possible,” Drake said in a video posted on Twitter.
A police officer told reporters on Friday that investigators at the scene said: “We believe something is left.
No new tissue information was available on Saturday.