Explosion at concourse D in Atlanta. Glad my flight was delayed 40 mins out of gsp. No info yet—
Jose Alvarez (@JoseAlvarez2nd) June 11, 2013
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:
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.