The Orion

Transformer explosion causes power outage

Firefighters Talk with PG&E. Photo credit: Michael Catelli

Michael Catelli

September 1, 2015

A power line transformer exploded on corner of Oleander and East Sacramento Avenues around three p.m. on Monday causing a temporary power outage. Chico police were nearby when the explosion occurred."The power went out right as I heard a loud pop from the power line," said an employee of a neighboring business.First responders reported smok...

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