It's being reported that the thick black clouds of smoke are being caused by a large fire in an auto garage right beside the Vatican.
Thick, black clouds of smoke have been seen towering over the Vatican.
No details have been released from the Vatican yet on the cause, but it's being reported that a "loud boom" was heard.
Outside of Vatican City... Looks bad pic.twitter.com/xb5fNBQaiv— Millennial Girl 🇺🇸 (@millennialgirlx) June 1, 2017
And I just heard an explosion. Fire at the Vatican? pic.twitter.com/Rgo6qxoEM8— Mountain Butorac (@MountainButorac) June 1, 2017
The smoke is outside the walls of the Vatican. Here's another angle. pic.twitter.com/HBbcnAx9fS— Mountain Butorac (@MountainButorac) June 1, 2017
More to follow!