Breaking: Atlanta Airport concourse reportedly evacuated after explosion; Update: 2 bomb threats reported near state Capitol; Update: Airport concourse reportedly reopened, no injuries

Breaking news out of Atlanta:

First, an evacuation at Richmond International Airport this morning. And now, reports are coming in of an explosion in a maintenance shed at ATL.

The evacuation is reportedly limited to Concourse D.

More from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

The explosion happened around 9 a.m. in a maintenance shed at Concourse D, according to Atlanta fire spokeswoman Janet Ward.

Ward said there was no fire or smoke, but power is out to Concourse D and the concourse has been evacuated.


A person on the scene reports that the entire concourse has not been evacuated.

And elsewhere in Atlanta:

Twitchy is covering breaking updates on the bomb threats near the state Capitol here.

Another image reportedly from the scene at the airport:

An airport announcement warned travelers against entering security if they have flights leaving from Concourse D.

There are reportedly no injuries.

The concourse was evacuated as a precaution, according to the Atlanta Fire Department.

The view from a plane that’s been delayed:


The incident is being characterized as an “electrical explosion.”

At 10:14 a.m., the airport’s Twitter account provided its first update on the incident.

Twitchy will monitor this breaking news and update as details become available.

Editor’s note: The title of this post has been updated to reflect breaking information about the location of the explosion and evacuation. This post has been updated with additional information and tweets.

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