Eastman to test alarm system next week

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Eastman Chemical Company plant in Kingsport (Photo: WJHL)

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) — Eastman Chemical Company will test its in-plant alarm system next week.

A notice from Eastman states the company will conduct an annual test of its hazardous vapor release alerting system on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Testing will begin at 8 a.m. and conclude at 3 p.m. on both days.

The test will include the activation of blue lights and audible alarms, which may be noticed by those living near the plant.

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