Great history of a 1983 illegal firework factory explosion




Webb's Bait Farm in Tennessee looked like garden-variety earthworm purveyors, but their side hustle manufacturing illegal fireworks turned into one of the deadliest industrial accidents in state history. Fascinating Horror has the deets.





At around 9:15am on the 27th of May, 1983, on a farm near Benton, Tennessee a powerful explosion took place.

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