Magnesium fire contained at Mount Pleasant plant - WSMV News 4

Magnesium fire contained at Mount Pleasant plant

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Emergency crews say a fire has been contained after reports of loud explosions Thursday evening at the Tennessee Aluminum Processors plant on Hoover Mason Road in Mt. Pleasant.

Fire officials are blaming magnesium for a fire at the plant on Hoover Mason Road.

Crews could not put water on the burning chemicals. Employees at the plant used their emergency training and a salt material to eventually extinguish the fire.

No one was hurt.

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