ARLINGTON, Va. - Emergency crews responded to a popular Arlington shopping area after a transformer explosion filled the sky with fire and thick, black smoke.
The explosion happened inside of a building's basement along the 2800 block of Clarendon Boulevard around 9 a.m.
Officials have not reported any injuries at this time.
Crews from a nearby airport assisted local fire personnel.
Businesses and roads in the area were closed while crews worked to put out the fire.
Video of what units are dealing with on scene of the transformer fire. pic.twitter.com/qXI3YozGfg— Arlington Fire (@ACFDPIO) June 21, 2016