Explosion occurs at B&S Car Crushers and Recycling

Published 9:22 am Tuesday, March 23, 2021

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A junk pile exploded Tuesday morning at B&S Car Crushers and Recycling.

Selma Fire Department, Sardis Volunteer Fire Department and Craig Volunteer Fire Department were on hand to put out the explosion that began after 7 a.m. Tuesday morning. No injuries were reported.

Selma Fire Department Assistant Chief Franklin Edwards said one of the cars in the pile may be one of the reasons for the explosion.

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“A battery was left in the car and it was still energized,” Edwards said. “We’re still looking into the explosion.”

Several B&S employers witnessed the explosion and also suspect the car likely caused the explosion.