August 28, 2023 – Newport, TN – A considerable number of firefighters are engaged in efforts to control a massive blaze at a recycling plastic warehouse plant located in Newport, Tennessee. Witnesses in the area have reported seeing dense, black smoke emanating from the facility, accompanied by a red glow from the flames that can be observed from miles away. Additionally, reports indicate that small to medium-sized explosions have occurred within the premises.
As of the current reporting, no injuries related to the fire have been reported. The cause of this large-scale conflagration at the recycling plant remains undetermined at this time. Authorities are actively investigating the incident.