Residents react to Eastman explosions

(PHOTO: T. Culbertson / WCYB)

KINGSPORT, Tenn. - There was an air of uncertainty and fear after the explosions in Kingsport, Tenn.

Most residents in the area know someone who works at Eastman Chemical Company, and were worried about their safety.

A resident who lives only a few blocks from where the blasts took place said they sounded like a bomb went off.

Local businesses were worried about the air quality.

Cave's Drug Store, which is less than half a mile away from Eastman, closed their windows and turned off their HVAC as a precaution.

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