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By Stan Greene
Observer Staff Writer 

Tourist Video Shows Explosion at Base of Hoover Dam

Videos posted on social media showed what appeared to be a fire or explosion in a building near the base of the dam.

 

Tourist Video Shows Explosion at Hoover Dam

Authorities in Boulder City, Nevada, say they are headed to the Hoover Dam after reports of an explosion Tuesday morning. This according to the AP.

Videos posted on social media showed what appeared to be a fire or explosion in a building near the base of the dam.

Officials say a transformer briefly caught fire Tuesday at Hoover Dam, there were no injuries reported. “There is no risk to the power grid and power is still being generated,” according to Jacklynn L. Gould of the Bureau of Reclamation.

Tourist Video Shows Explosion at Hoover Dam

 

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