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FIRE CALLS

SALEM

— The fire department responded to the area of Southeast Boulevard and Jefferson Avenue at 7:56 p.m. Wednesday in reference to a transformer explosion. Ohio Edison also arrived and after a lengthy search, they were able to find the transformer in question, which appeared to be discolored and leaking. The electric in the area was off and Ohio Edison said there was no immediate danger.

— The fire department responded to a possible electrical fire at a home in the 400 block of Vine Avenue at 8:10 p.m. Wednesday. Firefighters found no visible smoke or fire and discovered no problems during a search of the building.

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