CHILHOWIE, Va. - Fire crews in Virginia responded to a fire caused by an explosion on Monday.
Ken Heath, public information officer for the Marion Fire Department, tells us the explosion happened in Chilhowie at Berry Iron and Metal inside of a metal hopper around 3 p.m.
It took crews approximately 90 minutes to extinguish the fire. White Top Road was closed so that fire hoses could be deployed across it.
No injuries were reported, and all roads are now open.
The incident is still under investigation.
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