March 4, 2024

Two people were injured after an explosion at a high-rise building in Atlanta that housed a U.S. senator’s office along with other businesses, authorities confirmed.

According to the Atlanta Police Department, law enforcement responded to reports of an explosion at a high-rise in Atlantic Station on Saturday at 5:45 p.m.

The building contained the state office for U.S. Sen. Jon Ossoff, D-Ga., but the explosion was not related to the senator’s office, authorities confirmed.

Jon Ossoff speaking

U.S. Sen. Jon Ossoff (Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images/File)

Police said that the explosion was due to electrical construction work being done inside the building.

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Police said that two electrical workers were injured during the explosion.

Building in Atlanta, Georgia

Police and fire officials responded to an explosion at an Atlanta high-rise building Saturday. (Google Maps)

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The two injured workers were transported to the local hospital. The extent of the two victims’ injuries is unknown at this time.

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