The Charlottesville Fire Department is investigating a reported underground explosion of a transformer owned by Dominion on the Downtown Mall. The fire chief says there was no fire or smoke, and no injuries from the reported

explosion near the Downtown Mall between 3rd street and Water street. “We are still investigation reports of an explosion on the street there there’s no fire at this time there’s no smoke. We are waiting on dominion power to arrive and assist us with the investigation,” said Chief Mike Johnson. READ MORE