Transformer Explodes, Hundreds Without Power

An electricity transformer exploded the afternoon of May 21st near a residence in Las Lomas.

Firefighters from La Casita and San Isidro tended to a small fire ignited by the transformer and a nearby palm tree.  The incident left hundreds of homes without power.  Repairmen from both AEP and Spectrum arrived at the scene to make the repairs.

Although initially AEP believed the restoration of services would be done by 6:30pm some customers reported outages until late that same night.

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