Information regarding an explosion occurring in downtown Nashville, Tenn., on December 25 that caused major structural damage continues to be reported by media outlets.
According to the latest updates, the Metro Nashville Codes Department has released the addresses of 10 buildings that have been designated as unsafe.
Occupancy and use have been restricted for the following:
- 134 2nd Avenue North
- 160 2nd Avenue North
- 166 2nd Avenue North
- 170 2nd Avenue North
- 176 2nd Avenue North
- 178 2nd Avenue North
- 184 2nd Avenue North
The remaining three are unsafe due to the presence of glass (entry not restricted):
- 131 2nd Avenue North
- 144 2nd Avenue North
- 177 1st Avenue North
Damaged Buildings List (Partial)
Initial Post (12/26/2020)
An explosion occurring in downtown Nashville, Tenn., has caused major structural damage, halted travel and disrupted national internet/phone service.
The blast, which reportedly damaged at least 41 buildings across several blocks, appears to have originated from a motor home that was parked in front of a commercial building located on 2nd Avenue North. Sustained damage includes shattered windows and water that entered buildings via ruptured water mains.
Approximate location sustaining structural damage:
- Nashville: Area of 166 2nd Avenue North (Davidson County, 37201)