Massive fire burning after propane explosion reported at Calhoun factory

CALHOUN, Ga. — Calhoun police say a factory is on fire and nearby buildings are being evacuated after a piece of equipment caught fire Wednesday afternoon.

The fire broke out at a building on Highway 41 south in Gordon County near Tom B. David Airport.

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Police say at least one propane tank has exploded.


NewsChopper 2 was over the scene, where there was a massive plume of black smoke billowing from a building.

It’s unclear if anyone was injured or what the factory may have stored.

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