Rupture causes TVA employees to evacuate in downtown Knoxville

TVA Headquarters in Downtown Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Employees were evacuated from Tennessee Valley Authority’s office in downtown Knoxville Monday.

The Knoxville Fire Department says a report was made of an explosion in the computer room at the location at 400 W. Summit Hill. However, there was a rupture in the Halon fire suppression pipe.

No injuries were reported.

WATE 6 On Your Side has a crew at the scene.

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