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Transformer Fire Closes Norwalk Roadway, Cuts Power, Police Say

An underground transformer fire has caused a power outage and earlier closed a roadway. Photo Credit: Norwalk Police Department
The location of the underground transformer fire. Photo Credit: Norwalk Police Department

A transformer fire caused a road closure and cut power to many in Norwalk.

A transformer exploded about around 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 21, on North Main Street, police said.

Police say North Main has reopened after being closed between Washington and Marshall streets.

The explosion was caused by an underground transformer fire that also caused a major power outage in downtown Norwalk, police said.

Norwalk firefighters and South Norwalk Electric Works crews are on the scene, police said.

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