No one was injured when a truck suddenly caught fire and exploded between the Chamberlain Parking Garage and the Blaine House where Gov. Janet Mills lives on Thursday around 2:30 pm.
One witness shared video of the second explosion.
A truck has exploded outside the State House in Augusta. pic.twitter.com/d7nMagl9lA
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Witnesses reported hearing two loud booms and seeing flames and black smoke rise from the bed of a truck.
The vehicle appeared to be unoccupied. Emergency responders were on the scene.
This is a developing story and we will update as new information becomes available.