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05 Feb 2019 | 10:35 PM UTC

US: All clear issued in Arlington (Virginia) February 5 /update 1

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Officials issue an all clear for the Rosslyn area of Arlington (VA) on February 8 following suspected transformer explosion; residual traffic disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 2/5/2019, 12:00 AM until 2/6/2019, 11:59 PM (America/New_York). COUNTRY/REGION Arlington (Virginia)

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Power officials issued an all clear at approximately 17:05 (local time) on Tuesday, February 8, for the Rosslyn area of Arlington (Virginia) following a suspected transformer explosion. No injuries were reported as a result of the incident. Temporarily closed roads are reopening around North Lynn Street, Wilson Boulevard, 19th Street North, and North Moore Street. However, authorities have warned that residual traffic disruptions are expected in the area in the coming hours. An investigation into the source of the explosion is ongoing.


Individuals in Arlington are advised to adhere to instructions issued by local authorities and anticipate transportation disruptions.


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