UPDATE: Tank explosion near Prince William Campus

A hydrogen tank exploded around 11:30 a.m. on Sept. 23 in Manassas, Virginia, minutes from Mason's Prince William Campus. According to, one person was injured and their condition is unknown.

The tank exploded at 9441 Innovation Drive, a building that belongs to Ultron, a defense company that builds weapon launchers for the military.

BREAKING: Manassas explosion near Prince William Campus

UPDATE: Shots fired last night after intoxicated NOVA students flee Mason campus

Fourth Estate will update this story as details are released.

Update: 12:11 p.m. August 30

University officials have released the following press statement about last night's incident: