A huge explosion rocked the City of Hickory this morning.
Emergency crews are on the scene of ONEH2 Inc. located on 23rd Street NW. The company distributes hydrogen gas.
AVOID THE AREA !!!
Update: 9:18am Fire is under control. Area is closed to traffic.
Update: 9:36am No significant injuries
Update: 12:30pm Approximately 60 surrounding homes sustained mostly minor damage from the explosion, and they have all been inspected by Catawba County building inspectors and City of Hickory fire inspectors. Only one home has been deemed uninhabitable, and the owner is aware and is being assisted.