This JUST in. An explosion has occurred at the Cherokee Nitrogen Plant in Colbert County.
As of now only one person is reported to have been hurt and is on his way to the hospital. More on this story as it unfolds.
Check the local North Alabama news HERE (WHNT local)
UPDATE: According to Brad Travis of WAFF via twitter: “north of Cherokee the wind is blowing from the NW at 5-10 mph. No reports of hazardous materials in the air.”