Transformer fire knocks out power in East NY
BROOKLYN - Residents in East New York woke up to find themselves without electricity this morning after a transformer fire knocked out power in their area.
The fire sparked around Hegeman Avenue, bringing several wires down.
Authorities blocked off the area while Con Edison crews assessed the damage.
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There were no reports of any injuries.
Neighbors say it's the second time such an incident has occurred in the area within the past few weeks.