WASHINGTON (WJZ) — One person suffered non-life-threatening injuries following an explosion involving mechanical equipment at a Washington, D.C., hospital Thursday, the district’s fire department said.

Initially, the department tweeted a generator fell through several floors into the basement at the BridgePoint Hospital Capitol Hill in the 200 block of 7th Street NE. They later said that report was incorrect.

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The explosion sent force up a chimney, damaging several floors. The department tweeted there is no structural issue with the building.

Officials said the incident is now under control and the cause is being investigated.

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CBS Baltimore Staff