There was an explosion on the University of California-Berkeley campus on Monday evening, according to the student newspaper, the Daily Californian.
Here are some of the emerging details from the Daily Californian:
An explosion on campus around California Hall has injured an unconfirmed number of people, prompting officials to declare a state of emergency and order an evacuation of the campus around 6:40 p.m. Monday evening.
Berkeley Fire Department Chief Gilbert Dong said that he thought an underground electrical vault exploded at about 6:40 p.m. Emergency responders included four ambulances, fire trucks and multiple police units.
The explosion follows a campuswide power outage earlier Monday evening, which forced the evacuation of several campus buildings and left some people stuck in elevators.
Here’s a (somewhat grainy) video of the scene: