Niagara Falls, NY/Ontario, Canada - A vehicle explosion has forced the closure of the Rainbow Bridge, a major border crossing between the United States and Canada. The incident occurred at a checkpoint on the bridge, which spans the Niagara River and connects the two countries.
The FBI's field office in Buffalo confirmed that it is investigating the explosion. Photos and videos from the scene show a security booth that has been damaged by flames.
New York Governor Kathy Hochul and Ontario Premier Doug Ford have both issued statements about the incident, stating that they are closely monitoring the situation and that their respective law enforcement agencies are working together to assess the situation and provide support as needed.