Shortly after 10am local time, a small explosion and fire was seen at the lower part of the Hoover Dam in Nevada.
As one customer exclaimed “ something has just blown up” because she recorded the incident…
The cause of the particular explosion is unknown though some have suggested it could be a transformer getting overwhelmed by heat.
Emergency services are reportedly for the scene.
The Hoover Dam is situated at the end of Lake Mead, the biggest reservoir in the United States – which is currently from record extreme low depths .
Most significantly, the dam’s generators provide power with regard to various utilities in Nevada, Arizona, and California.
There is no sign of any structural issues, or impacts on the main grid so far.
For the time being, Vladimir Putin, or Ruskies hackers, have not been blamed for the incident.