UPDATE: One Firefighter Injured in Apparent Explosion, Fire at Ambriar Shopping Center
Amherst, VA - One firefighter was injured and a shopping center sustained structural damage Monday night in an apparent explosion and fire at the Ambriar Shopping Center.
Crews from both Amherst and Lynchburg responded to the scene.
Witnesses describe "feeling" two explosions and seeing flames shoot into the sky.
Power was knocked out to nearby areas, including Sweet Briar College, where students were given the option of staying in the campus dining hall and given glow sticks for light as of Monday Night.
Video of the explosion was captured by at least two people, one of which was obtained and confirmed by ABC 13.