Explosion at car dealership

Explosion at car dealership


MISSION TO AN EXPLOSION INSIDE A CAR DEALERSHIP SENDS FIVE PEOPLE TO THE HOSPITAL. I’M SHERRI JACKSON I’M JIM DUNAWAY. THE VICTIMS WERE ALL EMPLOYEES OF THE DEALERSHIP– AND FOUR OF THEM ARE CBS 42 NEWS REPORTER BRITTANY BIVINS TALKED TO JASPER’S MAYOR ABOUT THE EXPLOSION. SHE JOINS US LIVE FROM THE DEALERSHIP WITH THE LATEST DETAILS.BRITTA NY? THIS HAS BEEN AN ACTIVE INVESTIGATION FOR SEVERAL HOURS. RIGHT NOW– WE’RE BEING TOLD THAT AN OIL BIN EXPLODED– AROUND 5:20 THIS AFTERNOON. INVESTIGATORS ARE STILL TRYING TO PIECE TOGETHER PKG THE CARL CANNON CHEVROLET DEALERSHIP IN JASPER– BLOCKED OFF MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE PARKING LOT–FILLED WITH FIRE AND POLICE CARS. THE SERVICE CENTER AREA MARKED OFF WITH TAPE–AS INVESTIGATORS WORK TO FIND OUT HOW AN OIL BIN EXPLODED– INJURING FIVE EMPLOYEES. David O’Mary Jasper Mayor “this dealership, these folks, have been my friends for a long, long time. this is a big family here at carl cannon. i just talked to the general manager and chief financial officer, i’ve know him for years, and he’s carrying a heavy burden right now. a heavy burden.” JASPER MAYOR DAVID O’MARY SAYS HE WANTED TO COME TO THE SCENE TO SHOW SUPPORT FOR THE INJURED–AND HOPES THE CITY WILL BE BEHIND THEM. “i call on this community to THE FOUR CRITICALLY INJURED EMPLOYEES WERE TAKEN TO UAB HOSPITAL. THE OTHER EMPLOYEE TAKEN TO WALKER BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER. WE ARE WORKING TO GET AN UPDATE ON THEIR

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