Officers obtained a name a few blast and hearth at a two-story business constructing, Director of Communications Michael Parks stated.
Parks informed CNN that officers are working to comprise a three-alarm hearth that unfold to no less than two different business buildings.
Josh Edmonds shot this video from a half-mile away.
“The complete constructing shook and a few of my coworkers had been jolted of their vehicles when the explosion occurred,” Edmonds informed CNN over Twitter.
Jesse Inexperienced posted a video clip on Twitter.
“I reside about two miles away and it rattled my home windows,” he informed CNN. “I used to be in a position to get shut and get this video.”
He stated about 50 individuals had been within the space, and state police cleared everybody out shortly after he recorded the video.
Two individuals had been taken to a hospital with critical accidents, and one other with minor accidents, Parks stated. Officers try to find out if others might need been injured.
The reason for the fireplace is beneath investigation.
Harrisonburg is about 54 miles northwest of Charlottesville, Virginia.