A train derailment and fire prompted officials to call for a mandatory evacuation of 5,000 residents in the eastern Tennessee county of Blount. The CSX train was carrying a toxic and flammable substance called acrylonitrile.
Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Brandon Hollingsworth of WUOT in Knoxville, Tennessee, for the latest.
- Brandon Hollingsworth, host, reporter and producer for WUOT in Knoxville, Tennessee.
This segment aired on July 2, 2015.