BREAKING: Explosion At Columbus, Ohio Police Headquarters, Update-Explosion Came From Hydraulic Ladder Battery

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According to NBC4i,

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Columbus Police headquarters has been placed on lockdown after a reported explosion was heard in the building Tuesday night.

According to Columbus police, at about 7:27 p.m., a reported explosion was heard in the building on Marconi Blvd.

Additional crews were called to the scene, including Ohio State police and canine units.

There was no word on injuries at this time.

We will update as we learn new information.


Hat Tip Jim Hoft!

According to MyFox28, “a worker reported smelling gunpowder just before a loud bang was heard inside the building.”

UPDATE: Homeland Security officials are on scene.

Twitchy is reporting the Twitter activity, including photos.

Final Update: The police headquarters has reopened, the explosion came from a battery on a hydraulic ladder in the lobby.

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