HANOVER, Md. (WJZ)— Several businesses have been evacuated in the 7400-block of Candlewood Road in Hanover as BGE and Anne Arundel County firefighters evaluate reports of an underground fire.

Fire officials say there is a utility emergency at the back of a business building. They believe an underground fire is causing a flair up, and there are both electrical and gas lines there.

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BGE is on the scene assisting fire crews.

Around 100 people from several businesses, including an adult daycare, have been evacuated.

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There are no reports of injuries.

Stay with WJZ and CBSBaltimore.com for the latest on this developing story.

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