Explosion And Fire Reported In FDL

Police and fire officials responded after residents heard what they thought was an explosion and saw smoke coming from a chimney at the AT&T building at 70 East Division Street Tuesday evening. Fire officials say fuses on a power pole “popped,” which was the sound people heard. The smoke resulted from a generator being started up after power went out in the area. The incident was reported at 6:17 p.m. Tuesday night.