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Traffic restrictions will be in place... cause of transformer fire remains unknown
Boston Globe ^
| By Andrew Ryan, David Abel, Brian R. Ballou and John R. Ellement, Globe Staff
Posted on 03/14/2012 12:41:04 PM PDT by C210N
Schweiger said the smoke and fire detectors functioned as expected inside the substation. However, he said, it is not clear what set the first transformer on fire.
NStar officials said that, with 12,000 customers still without power this morning, the company was deploying 100 massive generators around the city.
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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Massachusetts
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posted on 03/14/2012 12:41:14 PM PDT
How dumb, they short out and set themselves on fire, except the one time we had a cat get into one.
We have a transformer on a pole behind our house and every once in a while we hear a loud BOOM. I tell my wife to call the utility company and I’ll pick up the smoking squirrel.
To: Bob Buchholz
Have you seen the video on youtube where the guy in india is standing on top of an electric train and touches the overhead wire. Man never knew what killed him.
The Decepticons might know what caused Transformer fires.
posted on 03/14/2012 5:23:33 PM PDT
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