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Update (1430ET): The US Bureau of Reclamation issued a statement clarifying that there was 'no risk to the power grid or to power output' at the Hoover Dam and confirmed that electrical equipment had caught fire and was now extinguished.
At approximately 10 a.m. (PDT) the A5 transformer at Hoover Dam caught fire and was extinguished by the Reclamation/Hoover fire brigade at approximately 10:30 a.m. There are no injuries to visitors or employees.