In this aerial view, bent and charred metal remains after an explosion at the Androscoggin paper mill, Wednesday, April 15, 2020, in Jay, Maine. The explosion shook the ground and produced a plume of black smoke that was visible for miles around. Credit: Russ Dillingham | Sun Journal via AP

After a large explosion occurred at the Androscoggin Mill in Jay, photos and videos of the aftermath started to swirl around the internet as news crews throughout the state made their way to the town of fewer than 5,000 people.

Here are some of the photos and videos taken of the mill on Wednesday.

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Warning: The following video contains profane language.

Jay Mill Just Blew Up Jay Maine, video courtesy of Rick Pratt of Richard Carrier Trucking who was waiting in line in his big rig truck! My sister Kimberly Marie Joslyn Sent me the Video directly from Rick Pratt moments after it happened!

Posted by Mike Joslyn on Wednesday, 15 April 2020

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Watch: Jay mill explosion press conference

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