Amherst: Explosion At Ambriar Shopping Center Had Firemen Battling Blaze : Video

Photo courtesy of Heather Chenault Davila : Crews continue battling a fire in the Ambriar Shopping Center in Amherst, VA Monday evening after some type of large explosion.

Amherst County, VA

Crews are on the scene Monday evening battling a blaze at the Ambriar Shopping Center after a large explosion rocked the area nearby. Many people on our Facebook timeline have been sharing pictures and reports of hearing the loud boom.

Here is video shot by Travis Fulcher posted to Facebook of the fire then a second explosion around 32 seconds. (Warning some language is strong, but understandably.)

Photo courtesy Teresa Purvis Wright : Another view of the fire Monday night in Amherst County, VA

ABC-13 in Lynchburg is following the story as well and is reporting at least one firefighter has been injured.


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