Two explosions at Proterra plant


A fire broke out Wednesday at electric bus maker Proterra’s Greenville headquarters.

According to reports, two explosions occurred around 3:45 a.m. at the facility and smoke was seen coming from the building.

Firefighters discovered a bus on fire inside the facility. The fire lasted until about 8 a.m. No injuries were reported.

Greenville Fire Inspector Claude Turner told the Greenville News that the investigators believe the explosions heard were from tires on the bus that blew out because of the fire.

The cause of the fire was unclear as of press time.



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